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05.14.2020

DR. TARA NARULA NAMED CBS NEWS SENIOR MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT

Dr. Tara Narula has been named senior medical correspondent for CBS News, based in New York. Dr. Narula will continue to 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 24/7 digital streaming news service.

Dr. Narula had been an integral contributor to CBS THIS MORNING, where she frequently reported on the latest health trends, cardiovascular disease and general health and wellness tips. More recently, Dr. Narula has been instrumental in providing vital information and answering viewer questions on the COVID-19 pandemic and the latest medical developments.

Dr. Tara Narula 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 also serves as the associate director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Disease Center at Lenox Hill Hospital. She also has been a frequent contributor to O, Oprah Magazine.

She joined Lenox Hill Heart & Vascular Institute of New York in 2010 and provides outpatient consultative care. Additionally, she is board-certified in nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and internal medicine.

After graduating from Stanford University with degrees in economics and biology, she was founder and CEO of her own small business, Sun Juice Inc. Subsequently, she obtained her medical degree at USC Keck School of Medicine where she graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha Society Honors. Dr. Narula completed 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 currently a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC). She serves as a member for both the NYC Go Red for Women Committee and is a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association. She is a recipient of the 2019 WomenHeart Nanette Wenger Award for Media and the Super Doctors Award for NYC 2014-2019. Her interests include women's health and prevention.

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