AABN Executive Director Dalvery Blackwell honored by WPHA Public Health Awards

June 3, 2021

On May 25, 2021, African American Breastfeeding Network Executive (AABN) Director and Co-founder Dalvery Blackwell received a 2021 Public Health Award for “Excellence in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,” from the Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA). Dalvery and the AABN have been promoting the importance of the health benefits of breastfeeding, for both mother and child, in the African American community for more than 12 years. The WPHA has established these awards as a unique opportunity and a very important means for recognizing those who have made significant contributions to public health in Wisconsin. Dalvery was one of ten honorees selected for this year’s awards, which were held virtually in conjunction with the Annual Public Health Conference. Congratulations Dalvery Blackwell on your Achievement.