Gail Fraine, RN, MMHC, BSN, CIC
Baptist Hospital/Saint Thomas Health
Gail Fraine, RN, MMHC, BSN, CIC, is currently Director of Infection Prevention at Baptist Hospital/Saint Thomas Health in Nashville, TN. For over 25 years, Gail has been an infection preventionist at the largest medical center in Nashville which provides healthcare to patients in a variety of service lines and specialties affording her with a vast amount of knowledge, experience and versatility. Gail works closely with quality and safety to enhance patient and associate safety. As an APIC Middle Tennessee Chapter member, Gail has served in various capacities since 1990 as President, President Elect, Legislative Representative, and Board Member and on the Nominating, Education and Conference Planning Committees from 1990 to present. At the national APIC level, Gail served on the Annual Conference Committee (ACC) from 2003-2009 where she assumed leadership roles as Chair and Co-Chair. Gail also served on the Abstract Review Committee, Proposals for Presentation Team for the ACC and on the Practice Guidance Council from 2008-2012. Gail is the Co-Chair for the Ascension Health Healthcare Associated Infections Steering Committee and Partnership Leaders for Healthcare Associated Infections. She has been a speaker at Ascension Health Conferences. Gail has the responsibility of administrative oversight for Environmental Services.
Gail received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Arkansas State University, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Belmont University and a Masters in Management for Health Care from Vanderbilt University. She has been Certified in Infection Control (CIC) since 1991.