Byllye Avery

Byllye Avery

Byllye Yvonne Avery is a health care activist in the United States of America. She has worked to improve the welfare of African-American women by creating the National Black Women's Health Project in 1981. She has received the MacArthur Foundation's Fellowship for Social Contribution and the Gustav O. Lienhard Award for the Advancement of Health Care from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Science, among other awards. Wikipedia*

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Byllye Avery has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1989 - Present Executive Director, National Black Women's Health Project Videos: 4

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