Dr. Halley Faust of Santa Fe, New Mexico, a former resident of West Hartford, has been appointed president of the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM). Faust took the reins from Dr. Miriam Alexander on Feb. 23, in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, at ACPM’s Annual Awards and New Fellows Banquet.
Faust has been the managing member of Jerome Capital, LLC, a venture capital company, since 1997; clinical associate professor at the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, since 2007; and clinical ethics consultant, CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, since 2006.
The recipient of ACPM’s 2009 Distinguished Service Award, Faust has been a Fellow of the College since 1981. Currently, he represents ACPM on the AJPM Board of Governors, and most recently he chaired ACPM’s Code of Ethics Development Committee and served as the first chairman of ACPM’s Committee on Ethics. He also was ACPM’s Secretary-Treasurer from 2004-2008, chaired the finance and policy committees, and has been an active member of the policy track of ACPM’s Preventive Medicine conference planning committee, including chair in 2004, for most of the past decade. Among his many accomplishments in the field, he co-edited the book, Prevention vs. Treatment, What’s the Right Balance?, published in 2011.
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is the professional medical society of physician specialists in preventive medicine, public health, occupational medicine, and aerospace medicine.