Bernard J. Tyson Fund for Equitable Health and Well-Being
Bernard J. Tyson was a visionary leader who cared passionately about the health and well-being of all. His quest for affordable, equitable health care and social justice improved and extended lives throughout the U.S. and around the world. The American Heart Association is honored to continue his legacy through the Bernard J. Tyson Fund for Equitable Health and Well-Being.
Bernard considered it a privilege to make a difference. He inspired us with his wisdom as an AHA national board member, member of our CEO Roundtable and trusted advisor. This fund will power the American Heart Association's aim to reduce health disparities and address social influencers of health so all people have the opportunity to live longer, healthy lives--both physically and mentally.
About the Bernard J. Tyson Fund for Equitable Health and Well-Being
This fund will power the American Heart Association's work in health disparities, mental health and social influencers of health as we strive to give all people their best opportunity for a long and healthy life.
On behalf of Denise Bradley-Tyson and Bernard's sons, Bernard J. Tyson, Jr., Alexander Tyson, and Charles Tyson, thank you for supporting Bernard's powerful legacy.
Chairman, American Heart Association National Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer, American Heart Association
Robert Harrington, M.D., FAHA
President, American Heart Association National Board of Directors