2014 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala Committee
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Sunday
Aug 19, 2018
Making the Personal, Political: How Losing Our Mother Inspired a Public Health Movement Christian John Lillis is executive director and co-founder, with his brother Liam, of the Peggy Lillis Foundation, a national disease advocacy and patient safety organization, created in response to the death of their mother from a clostridium difficile infection. World Fellowship Center Sunday, August 19 7:30 pm  ...Read More
Saturday
Jun 2, 2018
Toss to Stop C. Diff Loss Judy Dexter Memorial Picnic & Cornhole Tournament Saturday, June 2, 2017 12 PM – 5 PM Highland, MD Please join the Dexter Family & Peggy Lillis Foundation for the Fifth Annual Toss to Stop C. Diff Loss: Judy Dexter Memorial Picnic and Cornhole Tournament! This year will include the same great family, friends, food, and fundraising at Chuck Dexter house. Get your tickets now!...Read More
Monday
Apr 9, 2018
Monday, April 9th, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Milken Institute School of Public Health | George Washington University Advocates and Presenters at the 2015 Advocates Summit   Join the preeminent C. diff advocacy and education organization to discuss one of our nation’s most urgent public health threats and share strategies to combat it. The Summit will offer training for advocates with presentations and panel discussions featuring leaders in C. diff prevention and treatment, healthcare policy, state government, patient advocacy and grassroots organizing. Attend in-person Online registration is closed. If you’d like to attend, please contact Kit Curl at kit@peggyfoundation.org. Watch the…...Read More
Wednesday
Mar 14, 2018
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Friday
Mar 16, 2018
PLF Executive Director Christian John Lillis will be presenting the keynote speech at the Kentucky Hospital Association’s 2018 Quality Conference Marriott Louisville East Hotel 1903 Embassy Square Blvd Louisville, KY Christian will present at 8:30 am on Friday, March 16 Click here to see Conference Brochure...Read More
Tuesday
Mar 6, 2018
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative’s Patient Safety Conference FFA Enrichment Center- DMACC Campus 1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway Ankeny, Iowa 50023 Keynote: Learning from Patient Stories On April 21, 2010 Peggy Lillis, a 56-year-old kindergarten teacher from Brooklyn lost her life to a community acquired clostridium di cile infection. Through her and other patients’ stories, her son Christian will show how engaging patients and families can aid clinical and administrative sta in building programs to combat healthcare-associated infections. • Discuss how our fragmented healthcare system leads to deaths like that of Peggy Lillis. • Examine how antibiotic overuse and misuse contributes to…...Read More
Wednesday
Nov 15, 2017
Our Executive Director will be presenting as part of this practical workshop about antibiotic stewardship hosted by the National Quality Forum. Increasingly, having an effective antibiotic stewardship program in place in your hospital is a must. Successful antibiotic stewardship programs foster a continuous and system-wide culture of quality improvement that meet national guidelines while making care safer and more effective for all patients. Join the NQF on Wednesday, November 15, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., in Washington, DC, for a fully accredited workshop designed specifically for quality improvement professionals in acute care settings, including quality directors, compliance officers, patient safety professionals,…...Read More