Graham Harriman, MA

CAEAR Coalition
Washington, District of Columbia

Graham Harriman, MA, is a long-term survivor of HIV. He is the Director of the Care and Treatment Program at the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the largest Ryan White Part A grantee in the nation. He oversees Ryan White Part A funding that supports over 180 contracts with 93 agencies, serving approximately 16,000 low-income PLWHA a year.

In March 2017, Mr. Harriman became the Chair of the CAEAR Coalition. The Communities Advocating Emergency AIDS Relief (CAEAR) Coalition is the oldest national organization with a primary focus on the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. Its members include Ryan White Part A, Part B, and Part C consumers, grantees, and providers, as well as the Part F AIDS Education and Training Centers. The Coalition advocates for Ryan White Program policy, legislation, regulations, and appropriations.

Mr. Harriman’s work in the field of HIV began 25 years ago as a mental health therapist in an integrated medical clinic serving low-income PLWHA. He has worked in public health for the past 15 years, beginning at the Multnomah County Health Department in Oregon, where he was the first manager of the integrated HIV, STD, Hepatitis C program. Mr. Harriman was hired by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as the Director of Health Care Services. He became the Director of Care and Treatment in 2011. Mr. Harriman continues to hold his license as a mental health therapist.


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