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C Diff Foundation Welcomes Mena Boules, MD

The C Diff Foundation welcomes Mena Boules, MD.  Dr. Boules joins the Foundation in a volunteer role: non-executive,
Director Of the Educational Healthcare Outreach Program, In this capacity, Dr. Boules will have responsibilities as an organizational advisor, a leading participant in the educational healthcare outreach program developing initiatives to be shared within the healthcare community.

Dr. Boules received his medical degree from the University Of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine. He spent many years at the Cleveland Clinic for clinical training and research in the field of general surgery, bariatric surgery, and surgical endoscopy, and gastroenterology. Since then he has joined the pharmaceutical industry and has served in several roles within US Medical affairs in gastroenterology, and the growing field of the microbiome. Currently, Dr. Boules is Medical Director in Gastroenterology US Medical Affairs at Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

Members of the Junior Infection Fighters Program Are Introduced to an Infection Prevention Study Lead by Key Healthcare Professionals

During the past months of turbulent times and sheer confusion caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic, we look forward to sharing a ray of sunshine whenever possible.

Today we are pleased to share the following published Abstract in the
American Journal of Infection Control by APIC

Engaging Middle School Children in the C Diff Foundation’s Junior Infection Fighters Program


Our profound gratitude to:

Teena Chopra, MD, MPH, Co-Director Medical Education Junior Infection Fighters Program

Maureen Spencer, M. Ed, BSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC, Co-Director Medical Education Junior Infection Fighters Program

Dayle Skelly, BA, C. diff. Survivor, Director Junior Infection Fighters Program

A stellar example of teamwork in coordinating the study, developing educational material, and introducing the children to educational activities focused on healthy-habits and preventing infections.

“None of us can do this alone ~ All of us can do this together.”

We express our gratitude and applaud all who have continued to demonstrate their professional skills, leadership, tireless efforts, and unfailing dedication in areas of specialization and even more so during these unprecedented times.

We are more than grateful to those who forge ahead for the sake of others in need seeking medical care and resolution of this life-threatening infection.

Wishing you good health and continued success.

In gratitude,

Nancy C Caralla
Founding President, Executive Director