Staff at St. Gianna’s Center for Women’s Health and FertilityCare

We have highly qualified, professional staff with a heart for service and great respect for the sanctity of all human life.

Diane Hale, RN, CFCE

Diane Hale portraitDiane Hale, RN, CFCE  is certified by the American Academy of Fertility Care Professionals (AAFCP) as a FertilityCare™ Practitioner and as an Educator of the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System. As a Practitioner, Diane has worked with over 800 clients. As an Educator, she has conducted 8 Education Programs with St. Gianna’s Center and has supervised many Interns through the Education process to successfully achieve the status of becoming a Practitioner. She is very proud to have helped the Education Program to become accredited by the AAFCP.

Diane is one of the co-founder of St. Gianna’s Center for Women’s Health and FertilityCare in Largo, Florida and is also the Director of our Education Program.

Diane served on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of FertilityCare™ Professionals for six years; she also served as chairman of that organization’s  Commission on Certification for three years. Diane was co-chair of the State NFP Task Force representing the Diocese of St. Petersburg during its pioneer year and continues to serve on the Task Force as a representative for her Diocese.

Diane has been a Registered Nurse since 1977. She retired after 35 years of work in the same Emergency Department. She is the mother of 10 children; 6 biological and 4 adopted.  There are 7 daughters and 3 sons. These children have helped the family to grow and there are now 30 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren! Diane exclaims, “They are the joy of my life!”


Debra Gramlich, MD, CFCMC

Dr. Debra GramlichDebra Gramlich, MD, CFCMC is the Medical Director and serves as our Medical Consultant. She is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Gramlich completed her residency in Family Medicine at Florida Hospital Orlando.

Dr. Gramlich completed the Creighton Model Medical Consultant Education Program through the Pope Paul VI Institute for the Study of Human Reproduction in 2004. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and by the American Academy of FertilityCare™ Professionals. Dr. Gramlich is one of the co-founders of St. Gianna’s Center for Women and FertilityCare in Largo.

Dr. Gramlich is a member of the Catholic Medical Association. She is also a volunteer physician at La Clinica Guadalupana in Clearwater, serving those who have no insurance or access to other non-emergency medical care.  Dr. Gramlich and her husband have seven children and reside in Largo, Florida.