Connie Steed, MSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC
Director, Infection Prevention and Control
Connie Steed is the director of infection prevention at Prisma Health-Upstate (formerly Greenville Health System) in Greenville, South Carolina where she has been for 29 years. Connie oversees an infection prevention program with responsibilities for an academic medical center, six community hospitals, one long term care facility, a psychiatric hospital and over 150 MD practices and ambulatory care locations. Connie has held a number of APIC chapter offices and positions, including chapter president of two different chapters. She has also served on APIC’s membership and governmental affairs committees as well as the APIC Board of Directors as an at-large director and as Secretary. Currently, Connie is serving on the APIC Competency Model Task Force. Connie is the 2018 recipient of the APIC President’s Distinguished Service Award in Honor of Patricia Lynch. Connie received both her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Nursing from Clemson University. She has been certified in infection prevention and control (CIC) since 1985.