Jessica Faul

Co-Investigator, Health and Retirement Study

Contact Information

3456 ISR
426 Thompson St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: 734.763.7477
Email: jfaul@umich.edu

Education

Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2008
M.P.H., Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2001
B.A., Japanese Language and Literature, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1998

Research and Projects

Dr. Faul's work focuses on socioeconomic predictors of health and health disparities across the life course. Her research integrates genetic and social science data and uses longitudinal modeling and time-varying predictors in examining determinants of health.

Selected Recent Publications

Ware EB, Schmitz LL, Faul JD, et al. Heterogeneity in polygenic scores for common human traits. bioRxiv. Forthcoming. doi:10.1101/106062.
Lin P-J, Emerson J, Faul JD, et al. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Knowledge About One's Dementia Status. Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 2020. doi:10.1111/jgs.16442.
Crimmins EM, Zhang YS, Kim JKi, et al. Dried blood spots: Effects of less than optimal collection, shipping time, heat, and humidity. American Journal of Human Biology. 2020;n/a:e23390. doi:10.1002/ajhb.23390.
Blue L, Gill L, Faul JD, Bradway K, Stapleton D. Predicting Receipt of Social Security Administration Disability Benefits Using Biomarkers and Other Physiological Measures: Evidence From the Health and Retirement Study. Journal of Aging and Health. 2019;31(4):555-579. doi:10.1177/0898264317737893.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29254420?dopt=Abstract
McGrath RP, Snih SAl, Markides KS, et al. The burden of health conditions across race and ethnicity for aging Americans: Disability-adjusted life years. Medicine (Baltimore). 2019;98(46). doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000017964.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31725658?dopt=Abstract