April 9, 2019

He’s making a C. diff-erence. A Park Slope man is taking his crusade against a deadly infection that annually kills tens of thousands of Americans to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, where he and more than two dozen other advocates will lobby legislators to pass new laws in the hope of …

April 2, 2019

On April 8, my organization, Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF), will host 25 advocates from 14 states at our National C. diff Summit. The following day, we will also lobby on Capitol Hill for much-needed action.  These advocates, who include stay-at-home parents, retired federal workers, nurses, and law enforcement members, have …

March 21, 2019

Contact: Christian John Lillis 917-364-4658 christian@peggyfoundation.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2019 (Brooklyn, New York). Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF) announced today it will convene its fourth National C. diff Summit and Lobby Day on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. The …

January 22, 2019

PLF’s executive director was interviewed by Yitzi Weiner for Thrive Global’s “5 Things I Wish I Knew” “While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments do the best they can, C. diff and other HAIs are likely undercounted. Policymakers should ensure that the public knows …

September 27, 2018

Posted Aug 23, 2018 at 5:00 AM They may be the two most forgotten words in the debate about the Affordable Care Act. “Patient protection” is the term that actually begins the official name of the landmark law, often called Obamacare. The law remains in the crosshairs of partisan efforts to repeal it. This month …