2014 FIGHT C. DIFF Gala Committee
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Thursday
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
Thursday
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
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
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
Friday
Nov 3, 2017
  7 PM – 11 PM Grand Ballroom Dyker Beach Golf Course 1030 86th Street (86th St & 7th Ave), Brooklyn, NY 11228 cocktail reception ∙ 4-course dinner ∙ full open bar ∙ raffle & 50/50 prizes ∙ dessert ∙ dancing Online Tickets Sales are Over. There are limited number of door tickets available. Please notify Kit Curl at kit@peggyfoundation.org if you wish to attend.   2017 HONOREES Leadership Award – Dr. L. Clifford “C. diff Cliff” McDonald, MD Dr. McDonald graduated from Northwestern University Medical School, completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Michigan State University, and an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at…...Read More
Wednesday
Oct 25, 2017
Dr. Stephen M. Brecher Wednesday, October 25th | 1:30 PM EST For many patients and caregivers, getting properly diagnosed with a Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) can be a struggle. As CDIs are increasingly found in the community among previously low-risk populations, many clinicians mistake these dangerous infections for norovirus or irritable bowel syndrome. Led by Dr. Stephen Brecher, director of the Microbiology Laboratories of the Boston VA Healthcare System, this webinar will cover: Different types of diagnostic tests for C. diff How clinicians use tests to diagnose C. diff How patients and caregivers can engage smartly with clinicians to achieve…...Read More