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Tammy Boyd joins the Black Women’s Health Imperative as Policy and Legislative Affairs Director

Tammy Boyd, Policy DirectorWASHINGTON, D.C. (April 30, 2018) – The Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI) recently announced Tammy Boyd as the new Director of Health Policy and Legislative Affairs. Boyd will serve as BWHI’s main point-of-contact for all policy and legislative matters.

Boyd is an established healthcare executive with proven expertise in government relations, political compliance, and advocacy.  She has extensive experience in creating and executing federal legislative policy strategy and facilitating outreach to members of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.

“Tammy brings foundational expertise, a fresh perspective, and renewed energy which I know will help further elevate BWHI’s legislative and policy activities and overall organization awareness among legislators, policymakers and stakeholders,” said BWHI President Linda Goler Blount. “Her experience will serve our audiences well, and as a Black woman, she understands the issues of importance for the women we support.”

Boyd most recently served as Managing Partner, for TKB Global Strategies, LLC /Watts Partners, where she successfully executed government affairs strategies through engagement of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, and federal agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), and Department of Veteran Affairs.

Along with her past roles with DaVita, Inc., and Johnson and Johnson, Boyd also served as Legislative Director for Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) where she exercised oversight over legislative activities within the office, including tax, trade, health care (Medicare, Medicaid, and Graduate Medical Education), financial services, judiciary and energy.

Boyd is a member of the American, National, and Mississippi Bar Associations and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Boyd has been featured in USA Today (04/17); Clarion Ledger (04/17); Huffington Post (03/17); and Essence Magazine (02/2017), during inaugural events for the Smithsonian National African American History & Culture Museum.

Boyd received a M.P.H. degree from Emory University School of Public Health and a Juris Doctorate degree from American University, Washington College Of Law.

For more information or to contact Ms. Boyd, please email