Dr. Travis Gayles

Chief Health Officer

Dr. Travis previously served as the Health Officer and Chief of Public Health Services for Montgomery County, Maryland, where he oversaw the county health system, including the county's school based health program. He brings significant pediatric clinical experience to Hazel, and has been a published researcher on topics such as the impact of exposure to bullying and interpersonal violence on adolescent risk-taking behavior. Dr. Travis is a faculty member at NYU and the co-chair of the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment (CHACHSPT). He holds a BA from Duke University and an MD/PhD from University of Illinois.