2014 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala Committee
Nov 1, 2021
  Please save the date for our 2021 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala. In light of the Delta variant surge, we will be virtual once again. Click to Register Now! For information about Sponsorship, please download our prospectus or contact Bernie Dais at bernie (at) peggyfoundation.org.   SPONSORS (as of September 10th) Presenting Sponsor $15,000 $5,000 $1,000 Erin K. Flatley Memorial Foundation  ...Read More
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
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
Apr 20, 2020
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
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
Jun 8, 2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019 12 PM – 5 PM Highland, MD   Please join the Dexter Family & Peggy Lillis Foundation for the 6th Annual Toss to Stop C. Diff Loss: Judy Dexter Picnic and Cornhole Tournament! This year will include the same great family, friends, food, and fundraising at Chuck Dexter’s house. Buy Tickets Now...Read More
Apr 8, 2019
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
Nov 15, 2018
Join Peggy Lillis Foundation at The Cutting Room for Music Matters 2018, for a fundraiser to benefit the fight against C.diff. The headliner will be Green is Beautiful: a tribute to Grant Green featuring Scott Sharrard & Friends. PLF board member Jeff Pollack’s band, Hip Pocket, with special guest Mark Rechler. Doors: 6:30 PM. Show: 7:30 PM. Buy Tickets...Read More