Co-Investigator, Health and Retirement Study
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
Associations of Age, Sex, Race/Ethnicity and Education with 13 Epigenetic Clocks in a Nationally Representative US Sample: The Health and Retirement Study. The Journals of Gerontology: Series A . 2021;76(6):1117-1123. doi:10.1093/gerona/glab016. .
Heterogeneity in polygenic scores for common human traits. bioRxiv. Forthcoming. doi:10.1101/106062.
Alzheimer's disease medication use and adherence patterns by race and ethnicity. Alzheimer's & Dementia. Forthcoming. doi:10.1002/alz.12753.
Genome-wide meta-analyses reveal novel loci for verbal short-term memory and learning. Molecular Psychiatry. Forthcoming. doi:10.1038/s41380-022-01710-8.
Grip strength is inversely associated with DNA methylation age acceleration. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle. Forthcoming. doi:10.1002/jcsm.13110. .