Donald Davis – Founder

Donald Davis has worked in the field of HIV, Hepatitis and Harm Reduction since 1997. He was the Harm Reduction Program Coordinator at the HIV/AIDS Resource Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan until 2003.

Donald moved to New York City in 2003 and worked as the Outreach Coordinator at Healthy Education Alternatives for Teens at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.

Donald had to return to Detroit, Michigan and was the Interim Executive Director of Community Health Outreach Workers, Inc. from June 2004 – November 2004. C.H.O.W. was an agency that did HIV outreach trainings in the state of Michigan.

Donald returned to New York and was a Trainer/Consultant for the Harm Reduction Training Institute from 2005-2013. He did trainings on Hepatitis C, Hepatitis/HIV Co-infection, Hepatitis and African Americans. Donald has also done trainings on Hepatitis C nationally from June 1999 – October 2011.

Donald was hired August 2005 by New York Harm Reduction Educators as the Coordinator of the Hepatitis C Integration Project. As Coordinator, he oversaw all hepatitis services at the agency, performed phlebotomy to screen for Hepatitis C and B, managed follow-up care for clients, facilitated support groups and developed linkages with medical facilities, and other community based organizations. Donald retired from NYHRE in 2013.

Since moving to Louisville he has been asked to participate in Project Informs Hepatitis C Think Tank: Scaling-Up Risk Based HCV Screening in the United States on September 17-18 2013 in Washington D.C.

Donald was also a participant in the Summit on Heroin and Prescription Drugs; Federal, State, Community Responses in Washington D.C. on June 19, 2014.