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During International Infectious Disease Week, the Rory Staunton Foundations’ Medical Advisor, Dr. Martin Doerfler, Discusses Whoopi Goldberg’s Sepsis Survival and the Importance of Vaccinations. Earlier this year, Whoopi Goldberg was hospitalized with an episode of Sepsis and Septic Shock caused by Pneumonia that brought her “close to leaving the earth”, in her words. Many people […]

October 15, 2019» Read more

Wash Your Hands – It’s Easy and It Saves Lives As International Infectious Disease Week is upon us it is critically important to remember that most infections can be prevented by simply washing your hands. You can protect yourself, your family and everyone around you by using soap and water. When? When you have a […]

October 14, 2019» Read more

Jay and Sue Stull are true inspirations to us here at the Foundation. After Sue’s battle with sepsis left her a quadruple amputee, they began a quest to raise awareness of sepsis and ensure others were spared their fate. We are proud to present their story. Jay and Sue were “Living the Dream” in Choctaw, […]

October 3, 2019» Read more

Maternal sepsis is a leading cause of maternal death in the United States. The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. is the highest of any developed country. Read April’s story. On Saturday, September 2, 2017, I delivered a healthy baby boy and I was the happiest woman on earth. My husband and I had prayed […]

October 3, 2019» Read more

Through our partnership with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), the Rory Staunton Foundation offers comprehensive K-12 sepsis education lessons on the AFT’s Share My Lesson platform. Teaching our children to protect themselves and their communities from infection and recognize the signs of sepsis is an important part of combating the condition. Read our blog […]

September 18, 2019» Read more