Holly S. Andersen, MD

Board Member

Dr. Holly S. Andersen is the Director of Education and Outreach for The Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at The New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she is an Attending Cardiologist and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine. She is additionally the Scientific Advisor to the Women’s Heart Alliance.

Dr. Andersen graduated from Dartmouth College and the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She completed her internship, residency and fellowship at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Medical Center where she additionally served as the Chief Medical Resident. She is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. She is past director of the Medical School’s cardiac pathophysiology course, and founded and chairs the David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award competition for the Medical House Staff. A Visiting Professorship for Integrative Medicine is endowed in her name at the Weill Cornell Medical College. She additionally serves on the Faculty Diversity in Medicine & Science Advisory Committee.

She has spoken at the Clinton Health Matters Initiative, The Laura Bush Women’s Heart Institute, Tina Brown’s Women in the World Event. Holly Andersen has been an on-air medical consultant to ABC World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, NBC Evening News, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Early Show, The Fox Television Network, The Fox News Channel, The British Broadcasting Company, and MTV.

Dr. Andersen is a member of the Board of Trustees for Rockefeller University, where she additionally serves on the Women and Science Committee. She is a member of the Board of Overseers for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, the Board of Directors for Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, and the International Women’s Health Coalition. She additionally serves on the Leadership Council of the American Heart Association’s Go Red campaign.