Breaking News: Indian American Dr. Tara Narula Joins CNN as Medical Correspondent
- She is a cardiologist and associate director of the Women’s Heart Program at Lenox Hill Hospital, and an associate professor of cardiovascular medicine.
CNN has named Dr. Tara Narula as a medical correspondent within the network’s Health, Medical and Wellness team. She joins CNN from CBS News where she was the senior medical correspondent reporting for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
The New York-based Narula is a board-certified cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital and an associate professor of cardiovascular medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. She also serves as the associate director of the Women’s Heart Program at Lenox Hill Hospital, 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, according to a CNN press release.
After graduating from Stanford University with degrees in economics and biology, she was the 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. She 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.
Currently, a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC), Narula serves as a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association and the AHA’s Go Red for Women initiative. She is a recipient of the 2019 WomenHeart Nanette Wenger Award for Media and the Super Doctors Award for NYC 2014-2022.