When Dr. Tara Narula isn’t practicing medicine at Northwell Health, she’ll be appearing on TV as CBS News’ senior medical correspondent.
As medicine becomes an even bigger part of media amid the coronavirus crisis, she has played an increasing role in CBS coverage, culminating in her appointment as a major source of information for the network.
After working as a contributor to CBS This Morning, Narula in her new role will report for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms, including CBS This Morning, the CBS Evening News With Norah O’Donnell, CBS Sunday Morning and CBSN, the network’s around-the-clock streaming service.
She frequently reported on health trends, cardiovascular disease, general health and wellness, more recently answering viewer questions on the COVID-19 pandemic.
She is a board-certified cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan and an assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.
She joined the Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute in 2010, where she provides outpatient consultative care, also serving as associate director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Disease Center at Lenox Hill Hospital.
After graduating from Stanford University with degrees in economics and biology, she founded and became CEO of Sun Juice Inc.
She then obtained a medical degree at USC Keck School of Medicine, completing her residency in internal medicine at Harvard University/Brigham and Women’s Hospital and her fellowship training in cardiology at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Narula is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association.
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