Holly Andersen is an expert in cardiovascular health. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Attending Cardiologist at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center. She is also the Director of Education and Outreach for the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute. She is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Andersen is a past Board Member of the Arthur Ashe Athletic Association, and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, the Women and Science Council of Weill Cornell Medical College, the Board of Directors, Geisel Medical School at Dartmouth College, and the leadership council of the American Heart Association’s Go Red campaign.
Andersen graduated from Dartmouth College where she was the Ernest T. Saeger Memorial Scholar in the premedical sciences. She graduated with Honors from the University of Rochester School of Medicine where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and awarded the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Award from the American Medical Women’s Association.
Castle Connolly and New York Magazine have selected Andersen as one of New York’s Best Doctors. She speaks extensively on preventive cardiology and cardiovascular disease in athletes and in women, and has been an on-air medical consultant to shows such as ABC World News Tonight, The Today Show, and Good Morning America.