Dr. Hope Cummings

Dr. Hope Cummings

Health Scientist Administrator


Office of the Director – OD
Office of Planning, Analysis and Evaluation OPAE

Dr. Hope Cummings is a Senior Social Science Analyst who supports CSR’s research and evaluation efforts. Dr. Cummings received her Ph.D. in communication studies from the University of Michigan and did post-doctoral training in the Harvard School of Public Health. As a social and behavioral research scientist, Dr. Cummings examined the role that media and communications play in shaping the psychological, social, and physical health and well-being of individuals and communities. She has conducted research on a wide range of health outcomes such as prescription opioid misuse, e-cigarette and tobacco use, obesity, bias and intergroup relations, and prosocial behaviors and aggression. Dr. Cummings is also well-versed in both quantitative and qualitative research methods and analyses. Prior to joining CSR, Dr. Cummings worked as a Communication Research and Evaluations manager at ICF—a research and consulting firm, where she led research and evaluation efforts for public health campaigns for federal agencies including CDC, SAMHSA, and FDA.


Last updated: 12/01/2023 14:24