Faith joined the Van Os lab in the fall of 2019 and defended her PhD in spring 2023. She was co-advised by Drs. Heather White and Kent Weigel. Faith conducted research to advance the understanding of nutrient partitioning and social competition to improve genomic selection for feed efficiency in dairy cattle.
Faith was born and raised in Durand, WI. She completed her B.S. in Animal Science at the University of Wisconsin–River Falls. After graduating, she moved to Fort Collins, CO to earn her Masters in Animal Science under Dr. Temple Grandin and Dr. Lily Edwards-Callaway at Colorado State University.
As of summer 2023, Faith will join UW-Madison Extension as a Dairy Outreach Specialist. She is passionate about animal welfare and hopes to improve the industry with both the animals and the people in mind.
Email: fbaier at wisc dot edu