Alexis Avery

alexisavery-80x80Director, Training and Program Evaluation
State of New Mexico Department of Health
Term ends: 12-31-17

Alexis Avery, MPH, PhD, is the Director for Training and Program Evaluation for the Public Health Division with the New Mexico Department of Health. Before joining the director’s office, she spent seven years as the Title V Maternal and Child Health epidemiologist. While living and studying in New Orleans, she was the program evaluator for the Tulane Xavier National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health (TUXCOE). She received her MPH in 1999, and her PhD in public health in 2008, both from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Alexis is the mother of two girls, and in her spare time, she and her husband facilitate a 50 hour comprehensive sexuality education course for middle school aged youth.