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Empowering Change: Highlights from the 9th Annual C. diff Advocacy Summit & Lobby Day


2023 “See C. Diff” Reaches 23 Million People!

We did it! Once again, the Peggy Lillis Foundation for C. diff Education and Advocacy (PLF) surpassed our goal of reaching 20 million people during C. diff Awareness Month. Through hard work, grow…

PLF in the News: Advocate Jenny Feldman Sits Down with Pharmacy Times

PLF Advocate and C. diff survivor, Jenny Feldman, sits down with Pharmacy Times to discuss navig…

2023 Changing the Odds Gala Raises $110,000 for C. diff Education and Advocacy

On Friday, November 3rd, Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF) held its 14th Annual Changing the Odds Ga…

PLF in the News: Advocate and Board Member Carol Raye Featured On KevinMD

C. diff survivor, Patient Advocate, and Peggy Lillis Foundation Board Member, Carol Raye, has a …

PLF in the News: Executive Director’s In-Depth Interview with the American Journal of Managed Care on the See C. diff Campaign

Peggy Lillis Foundation Executive Director, Christian John Lillis, was interviewed by American J…

COVID-19 Revealed How a Lack of Care for Seniors Affects Us All

Our executive director, Christian John Lillis, wrote this essay for Pharmacy Times Health System…

The surprising origin of a deadly hospital infection

PLF Scientific Advisor Vince Young, MD, PhD, was featured in a University of Michigan Medicine a…

In advocates’ ongoing push for superbug funding, ‘$6 billion is nothing’

When Peggy Lillis died of a clostridium difficile infection in 2010, her sons were shocked. L…

Living With C diff: A Trauma That Lingers

We are pleased to work with ContagionLive to bring stories of C. diff survivors and advocates. F…

C. diff in the News: Clostridioides difficile Infection in Children

On August 10, 2023, the American Academy of Pediatrics published an updated review of Epidemiolog…

C. diff In The News: Clostridioides Difficile Infection Associated With Increased Risk of All-Cause Mortality

A recent study published in Clinical Microbiology and Infection sheds light on the concerning ass…

Canvas Rebel: Meet Christian John Lillis

Peggy Lillis Foundation Executive Director, Christian John Lillis, was interviewed by Canvas Rebe…

Pharmacy Times: Peggy Lillis Foundation C. diff Advocacy Summit

During the National C. diff and Advocacy Summit in April, the session on Medical Gaslighting garn…

Contagion Live: C. diff Patient Group Continues Advocacy With FDA Session, Day on Capitol Hill

In March, PLF hosted the first ever FDA Patient-led Listening Session for C. diff. This session w…