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For more information 2016 C Diff Foundation Event please click on the link below:

https://cdifffoundation.org/2016events/

 

 2015 International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference & Health EXPO

Boston, MA, USA  ~  November 9th, 2015

THANK YOU for Joining us at our 3rd annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO on November 9th.  It was not just another educational conference and one that paired with
world-renowned topic experts and presentations on state-of-the-art health care topics pertaining to a leading Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI); C. difficile

*Prevention
*Treatments
*Research
*Clinical trials and studies
*Microbiome research
*Infection Prevention
*Environmental Safety
*Fecal Microbiota Restoration and Transplants
……………………..and much more.

The panel of world-renowned topic experts discussed the burden of C. diff. the risk factors pertaining to current and emerging treatment options along with the importance of applying evidence-based clinical approaches to the prevention of  a C. diff. infection (CDI), one of the leading Hospital-Acquired Infections.

Clostridium difficile (also known as C. diff.) is an important cause of infectious disease death in the United States.  Nearly half a million Americans suffered from Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infections in a single year according to a study released February 25, 2015 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). • More than 100,000 of these infections developed among residents of U.S. nursing homes alone.*  Approximately 29,000 patients died within 30 days of the initial diagnosis of a C. diff. infection.   Of these 29,000 – 15,000 deaths were estimated to be directly related to a  C. diff. infection. Therefore; C. diff. is an important cause of infectious disease death in the U.S.  (Source: CDC)

 

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Conference Venue: Double Tree Suites Hotel – Boston – Cambridge
400 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA  02134  USA

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Guest Speakers

Key Guest Speaker and Conference Chair:
Dr. Mark Wilcox MD, FRCPath
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Dr. John Bartlett, MD, Dr. Simon M. Cutting, PhD,, Dr. David Cook, PhD

Dr. Mary Beth Dorr , Phd,, Julie Gubb, CIC,  Dr. Linda Lee, Dr PH,

Dr. Patricia J. Freda Pietrobon, PhD,  Barley Chironda, RPN,CIC

Dr. Martha Clokie, PhD, Lee Jones,, Nancy Sheridan, MPS,  a C. diff. Survivor

Dr. Melanie Thomson, PhDDr. Rahma Wehelie, PhD,  Dr. Klaus Gottlieb, MD,

 

 

 We would like to sincerely thank the following Exclusive and Supporting Corporate Sponsors for their continued support  and joining the Foundation in
Raising C. diff. Awareness worldwide.

  • Enjoy visiting our Exclusive Corporate Sponsors websites by simply clicking on their logos below *

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     This conference is supported through an educational grant from Sanofi Pasteur US

 

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