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

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

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

  • STAR reviewer 2019: AJP Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative 2020

  • Top Trainee Advocacy Award American Heart Association, 2020

  • Aldosterone and ENaC Conference Travel Award American Physiological Society, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSIO 9210

    Invest of a Problem: Investigation of a Problem
  • BIOM 8030

    Experimental Therapeutics
  • BIOM 8060

    Intro to Research II
  • BIOM 8012

    Scientific Communications
  • BIOM 8040

    Intro to Faculty Research
  • BIOM 8050

    Intro to Research I
  • VBIO 8010

    Methods in Cardiovascular Rese
  • BIOM 8130

    Scientific Grant Writing

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Obesity-associated cardiovascular risk in women: hypertension and heart failure., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dietary sodium restriction sex specifically impairs endothelial function via mineralocorticoid receptor-dependent reduction in NO bioavailability in Balb/C mice., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Selective deletion of endothelial mineralocorticoid receptor protects from vascular dysfunction in sodium-restricted female mice., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Female Sex, a Major Risk Factor for Salt-Sensitive Hypertension., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • 17-Hydroxyprogesterone caproate improves T cells and NK cells in response to placental ischemia; new mechanisms of action for an old drug., 2020
    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