Gayle Cummings, PsyD, MPH, serves as Program Director and Assistant Dean for the Public Health Program at Touro University California (TUC). She is engaged in research and evaluation, focused on under-resourced communities and serves as core faculty in the MPH “Health Equity and Criminal Justice” Concentration at TUC, which addresses the health impacts of incarceration on individuals, families, and communities, within the public health framework. Related research interests include the public health impacts of wrongful conviction and exoneration; the collateral consequences of justice system involvement and impacts of criminal justice policies on community health. She currently serves as principal investigator for the Exoneree Social Support Study and co-investigator on the California Exoneree Health and Well-Being (CEHW) Project, which examines the current state of physical, mental, and emotional health among California exonerees and their needs for immediate and long term support. Both studies represent a joint collaboration with TUC & Exonerated Nation.