December 13, 2016
by Kit

As part of this year’s Get Smart About Antibiotic Week, the Peggy Lillis Foundation partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a video about our namesake, Peggy Lillis, who died from a C. diff infection caused by antibiotic use. Our Executive Director and co-founder, Christian Lillis, shared his own …

July 7, 2016

On June 20, I went to Washington, DC to attend the Public Meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (PACCARB). PACCARB was established by the Obama Administration to provide expertise and advice on the implementation of the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic Resistance. Importantly, though …

January 7, 2016

In August 2015, we hosted the first-ever Advocate Summit for C. diff survivors and family members who are committed to fulfilling the Peggy Lillis Foundation of a world where clostridium difficile infections are rare, treatable and survivable. While at the Summit, 10 of our new advocates sat down to share …