Holly S. Andersen, MD, joined the Board of Directors of The Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2004. She is the director of education and outreach and attending cardiologist at The Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and associate professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Dr. Andersen is an authority on cardiovascular disease in athletes and in women and speaks extensively on preventive cardiology. She founded and chairs the David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award for the Medical Housestaff at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. She is a member of the Board of Trustees at Rockefeller University, the Board of Overseers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and the Board of Directors for the International Women's Health Coalition.
She is a medical advisor to the Ladies Home Journal, and has appeared on ABC World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, NBC Evening News, Fox Television Network, The British Broadcasting Company and the Today Show, Good Morning America and the Early Show.
Dr. Andersen graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in neuroscience. She graduated with honors from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Andersen is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiology.