April 17, 2019

On Monday, April 8th Peggy Lillis Foundation convened its fourth annual National C. diff Summit at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. The Summit welcomed more than 70 participants, including 25 members of PLF’s Advocates Council for a day of learning, discussion and networking. Another 100 people watched the Summit sessions …

April 9, 2019

He’s making a C. diff-erence. A Park Slope man is taking his crusade against a deadly infection that annually kills tens of thousands of Americans to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, where he and more than two dozen other advocates will lobby legislators to pass new laws in the hope of …

April 2, 2019

On April 8, my organization, Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF), will host 25 advocates from 14 states at our National C. diff Summit. The following day, we will also lobby on Capitol Hill for much-needed action.  These advocates, who include stay-at-home parents, retired federal workers, nurses, and law enforcement members, have …

January 22, 2019

PLF’s executive director was interviewed by Yitzi Weiner for Thrive Global’s “5 Things I Wish I Knew” “While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments do the best they can, C. diff and other HAIs are likely undercounted. Policymakers should ensure that the public knows …