Emalie Huriaux, MPH, is the Director of Federal & State Affairs for Project Inform, a 32-year old nonprofit organization working to end the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics through advocacy and education. In this role she is responsible for the organization’s U.S.- and California-based hepatitis C policy activities. In addition, she chairs the California Hepatitis Alliance, a statewide coalition of nearly 100 member organizations working together to end hepatitis B and C in the state.
Ms. Huriaux also serves as the Steering Committee chair for the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (a broad coalition working to fight, and ultimately end, the hepatitis B and hepatitis C epidemics), and is co-chair of the Fair Pricing Coalition (an ad hoc group of activists who advocate with the pharmaceutical industry regarding the price of HIV and hepatitis drugs).
Prior to these roles, she worked for seven years at the San Francisco Department of Public Health, where Ms. Huriaux served as the Viral Hepatitis & Integration Coordinator, and spent many years as a health educator and front line provider working with harm reduction programs, including street outreach, syringe access, overdose prevention, and sexual health programs.