Dr. Faust, from Santa Fe, New Mexico, is Past President of the American College of Preventive Medicine and currently is Clinical Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico. He participates on the University’s Preventive Medicine Residency Advisory Committee and is a member of the Board of Governors of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Halley also manages Jerome Capital, LLC, a venture capital fund, which invests primarily in medically-related high technology early stage companies.
Dr. Faust’s teaching career includes as Visiting Professor of Biology and Philosophy at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, and various positions at the Universities of Hartford, Michigan, Connecticut, and Kentucky, teaching business, epidemiology, bioethics, and health policy. Prior to his venture capital career Dr. Faust was an HMO manager (HealthAmerica Corporation) and an health insurance manager (Aetna). Earlier Dr. Faust was President of Health Analysts, Inc., a health care consulting firm in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and, with ACPM Fellow Bill Thar, Halley co-founded the Preventive Medicine Center of Ann Arbor, a lifestyle medicine clinic. He also served as medical director of the Livingston County (Michigan) Health Department for six years.
Dr. Faust received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, his MPH from the University of Michigan, and his MA in philosophy from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut. He completed his general preventive medicine residency at the University of Michigan. In 2005-6 he was a clinical ethics fellow at the University of Toronto’s Joint Centre for Bioethics. He is board certified in both general preventive medicine and medical management and, in addition to being a fellow of the College, is a lifetime fellow of the American Association for Physician Leadership (formerly the American College of Physician Executives). He is the co-editor with Paul Menzel of Prevention vs. Treatment: What’s the Right Balance?, co-published by Oxford University Press and the American Public Health Association Press.