Graham Harriman, MA
Director, Care and Treatment
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV/AIDS
Long Island City, New York
Graham Harriman is a long term survivor of HIV and the Director of the Care and Treatment Program in the Bureau of HIV Prevention and Control at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Graham serves as the NY EMA Program Director, the largest EMA in the nation. The NY Ryan White Part A funding supports over 180 contracts with 93 agencies, serving approximately 16,000, low income, PLWHA a year. In addition Mr. Harriman is the Principal Investigator for the CDC Capacity Building Assistance grant for Community Based Organizations providing technical assistance and support to agencies on condom distribution, HIV testing, and prevention with people with HIV. In March 2017 Graham became the Chair of the CAEAR Coalition, a membership organization that advocates for Ryan White HIV/AIDS 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 in the 90’s. He has worked in public health for the past 15 years beginning at the Multnomah County Health Department where he held a number of positions including as an HIV Care Services manager and as 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 and he became the Director of Care and Treatment in 2011. Mr. Harriman continues to hold his license as a mental health therapist.
Thursday, May 24
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM