2014 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala Committee
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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…...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
Monday
Apr 8, 2019
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Tuesday
Apr 9, 2019
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. 2019 Summit & Lobby Day Agenda   Online Registration to Attend the Summit in Person has Closed. If you would like to attend, please email christian [at] peggyfoundation.org to see if there’s availability. Live Stream Registration 2019 Summit Sponsors As of March 30, 2019 Lead…...Read More
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
Wednesday
Jul 25, 2018
Peggy Lillis Foundation is partnering with PULSE Center for Patient Safety & Education and South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation to hosting a FREE screening of THE BLEEDING EDGE, a new documentary about the danger of implantable medical devices.     America has the most technologically advanced health care system in the world, yet preventable medical harm has become one of the leading causes of death, and the overwhelming majority of high-risk implanted devices never require a single clinical trial. In THE BLEEDING EDGE, Academy Award nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering (THE INVISIBLE WAR, THE HUNTING GROUND) turn their sights…...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