Dr. Halley Faust, MA ’05 has been elected the president of the Board of Regents of the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM). Faust will assume the presidency in 2013; he will sit on the Board of Regents and the executive committee of the board until 2017, according to the Jewish Ledger.
Faust currently works in bioethics and venture capital from his home in Santa Fe, N.M. He is clinical associate professor of family and community medicine at the University of New Mexico, and sits on the university’s Preventive Medicine Residency Advisory Committee. Previously, he was visiting professor of biology and philosophy at Wesleyan University in Middletown where he taught epidemiology and biomedical ethics. Faust recently co–edited with philosopher Paul Menzel Prevention vs. Treatment: What’s the Right Balance? to be published this fall.
He also manages Jerome Capital, LLC, a venture capital fund founded in 1997 now based in New Mexico, which invests in medically–related high technology early stage companies. Faust earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College; his MPH from the University of Michigan, and his MA in philosophy from Wesleyan.