Audrey F. Manley

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Audrey Forbes Manley
Audrey Manley, DHHS official bw photo.jpg
Surgeon General of the United States
In office
1 January 1995 – 1 July 1997
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Joycelyn Elders
Succeeded by David Satcher
Personal details
Born (1934-03-25) March 25, 1934 (age 82)
Jackson, Mississippi, USA

Dr. Audrey Forbes Manley (born 25 March 1934 in Jackson, Mississippi) an American pediatrician, and public health administrator. She was appointed acting Surgeon General of the United States from 1995 to 1997. From 1997 to 2002, Manley served as President of Spelman College, a historically black college for women in Atlanta, Georgia. She was the first alumna to be elected president of the college, carrying on the legacy of her husband Dr. Albert E. Manley, who was the first African American and male president of Spelman College from 1953 to 1976.[1]


  1. ^ "History in Brief". Spelman College. Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-19.