Ms. Faulk joined the NIH in 2001 as a research assistant in the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases at the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases. Her research focused on pathogenesis and immunogenicity of Hepatitis C and E viruses, and GB virus B. Prior to joining NIH, Ms. Faulk was a research assistant in DuPont’s Agricultural Biotechnology division working on insect and disease resistance of rice plants, and a contractor in DuPont Merck’s Pharmacokinetics unit which focused on HIV therapeutics. Ms. Faulk received her bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Delaware and her certificate in Technology Transfer from the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences. She is currently pursuing dual masters in Biotechnology Management and Business Administration through the University of Maryland University College. Ms. Faulk joined the Office of Strategic Coordination as a Health Specialist in 2013.