Jessica Faulkner

Assistant Professor

Jessica Faulkner

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Vascular Biology Center

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Graduate School

Education

  • Ph.D., Pharmacology University of Mississippi Medi, 2015

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Augusta State University, 2008

Awards & Honors

  • Faculty Director AU Biomedical Student Association, 2022

  • Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Section: Juan Carlos Romero Finalist American Physiological Society , 2021

  • AHA Council on Hypertension Scientific Sessions Research Recognition Award 2021

  • AHA Career Development Award American Heart Association, 2021

  • Dean Franklin Young Investigator Award American Physiological Society and Data Sciences International, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSIO 9210

    Invest of a Problem
  • PSIO 6110

    Medical Physio 1
  • VBIO 8010

    Methods in Cardiovascular Rese
  • PSIO 9300

    Research
  • BIOM 8130

    Scientific Grant Writing
  • BIOM 8030

    Experimental Therapeutics
  • BIOM 8060

    Intro to Research II
  • BIOM 8012

    Scientific Communications

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Circulating cell-free micro-RNA as biomarkers: from myocardial infarction to hypertension., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Salt Sensitivity of Blood Pressure in Women., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Endothelial leptin receptor is dispensable for leptin-induced sympatho-activation and hypertension in male mice., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Midgestation Leptin Infusion Induces Characteristics of Clinical Preeclampsia in Mice, Which Is Ablated by Endothelial Mineralocorticoid Receptor Deletion., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Obesity-associated cardiovascular risk in women: hypertension and heart failure., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Physiology Post-Doctoral Association 2016

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow Association 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • STAR program undergraduate students 2016 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Post-doctoral Fellow Association - Social Committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • American Physiological Society Trainee Advisory Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Physiological Society Cardiovascular Section Steering Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Physiological Society Cardiovascular Section Trainee Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • American Physiological Society “Physiology Understanding Week (PhUN)” 2013 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Heart Association CHAMP Program 2017 - 2019

    Role: Mentor