Dr. Gominak grew up and attended college in California, moved to Houston for medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, where she received an MD degree in 1983. Her Neurology residency was done at the Harvard affiliated, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She practiced Neurology in the San Francisco Bay area from 1991-2004 then moved with her husband to Tyler, Texas. From 2004 to 2016 she had a busy general neurology practice where she became fascinated with sleep and sleep disorders. Using her patients’ observations about their sleep she published two pivotal articles about the global struggle with worsening sleep, the possible causes and solutions. In 2016 she retired from her office practice to have more time to teach. She currently divides her time between teaching the public about sleep in virtual coaching sessions and teaching other clinicians the RightSleep® method of sleep repair.