2014 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala Committee
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Monday
May 2, 2022
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Monday
May 2, 2022
Lead Sponsor We invite you to join our 2022 National C. diff Advocacy Summit, which will be held on May 1 & 2 Washington, D.C. Our Summit is the largest gathering of C. diff advocates and our allies in industry, academia and policymaking in the country, providing a unique opportunity for clinicians, industry leaders, policy experts, and academics to meet and strategize with C. diff survivors, caregivers and family members committed to ending the epidemic. This year, we will be back in person.  Kellogg Conference Hotel 800 Florida Avenue NE Washington, DC View the Agenda Meet Our Speakers WHO SHOULD…...Read More
Monday
Nov 1, 2021
  Please join us for our 2021 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala. In light of the Delta variant surge, we will be virtual once again. Click to Register Now! SPONSORS (as of October 25, 2021) Presenting Sponsor $15,000 $5,000 $2,500   $1,000 Erin K. Flatley Memorial Foundation  ...Read More
Wednesday
Jul 14, 2021
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST Dr. John Alverdy In this webinar, eminent surgeon and microbiome expert Dr. John Alverdy of the University of Chicago discusses the impact of a degraded microbiome from a surgeon’s perspective. While microbiome dysbiosis is most closely associated with C. difficile infections, compromised gut immunity can make us vulnerable to a whole host of infections, particularly when we’re having surgery. Dr. Alverdy shares the risks of a degraded microbiome pre- and post-surgery, as well as under-appreciated risks of C. diff infections like post-infectious neuropathy.  The webinar is published on our YouTube…...Read More
Monday
Mar 1, 2021
Peggy Lillis Foundation for C. diff Education & Advocacy (PLF) is hosting a virtual town hall on the state of C. difficile infections (CDI). CDI is the most common healthcare associated infection (HAI) causing an estimated 500,000 infections and 29,000 deaths annually. Since 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has designated CDI as an urgent threat to public health. This town hall will feature presentations by leading experts in the field, perspectives from C. diff advocates, and a panel discussion focusing on how we can end harm caused by this preventable infection.  Register Now Our Town Hall is supported…...Read More
Friday
Oct 23, 2020
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020 8:00PM – 9:30PM A Virtual Event   INNOVATOR AWARD Vancouver Coastal Health C. diff Canine Unit – Teresa Zurberg and Angus   LEADERSHIP AWARD Professor Mark Wilcox, Microbiologist and Professor of Medical Microbiology, Univ. of Leeds Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences 2020 Sponsors      ...Read More
Monday
Apr 20, 2020
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Wednesday
Apr 22, 2020
  Join the leading C. diff advocacy and education organization to discuss one of our nation’s most urgent public health threats and share strategies to combat it. Our Summit trains advocates and features discussions by leaders in C. diff prevention and treatment, antimicrobial resistance and stewardship, healthcare policy, state and federal government and grassroots organizing. Confirmed Sessions PLF: A Decade of Fighting C. diff, Presenter: Christian John Lillis Beyond C. difficile: Consequences for Taking Unnecessary Antibiotics, Presenter: Norman Moore, Abbott Labs Infectious Disease 101, Presenter: National Foundation for Infectious Diseases The untold story of C. diff infections in dentistry, Presenter:…...Read More
Friday
Oct 25, 2019
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 2019 7PM – 11PM DYKER BEACH GOLF CLUB 1030 86th St & 7th Ave | Brooklyn, NY 11228   INNOVATOR AWARD Dr. Vincent B. Young, University of Michigan Medical School   ADVOCATES AWARD Orlaith & Ciaran Staunton, Co-founders of the Rory Staunton Foundation   LEADERSHIP AWARD Mohawk Valley Health System   Become a Sponsor | Buy Tickets 2019 Sponsors Lead Angels Christian John Lillis & Christopher Young   Caregivers Advocates Robby Daly Randy Demeyers Family Helen Beigel, RN Cynthia & Jarrett Bens Joan R. Hardin, PhD Drs. Bruce & Susan Hirsch Liam, Melissa & Greyson Lillis Dorothy…...Read More