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Gary Harrington

System Administrator

Gary Harrington

System Administrator

Education

  • BS in Engineering
  • BA in Psychology
Gary Harrington is the system administrator at the Austen Riggs Center. He supports the clinical mission by assuring documentation software is operational and secure. With the rest of the IT team, he address a variety of hardware needs and troubleshoots problems as needed. In addition, he provides orientation and education to new staff.
Harrington has worked at Riggs since 1981; first in nursing, then in performance improvement, and finally in IT. His various roles have given him the unique opportunity to become familiar with the institution from different perspectives, both clinical and non-clinical.
Outside of Riggs, Harrington is involved with the Western Mass Medical Reserve Corps (radio communications and participation in disaster response as needed).

Certifications/Appointments

  • Training in emergency preparedness
  • CPR
  • Licensed private pilot, instrument rated
  • Licensed amateur radio operator.