Department Of General Cardiology
Brooke Aggarwal, EdD, MS
Dr. Brooke Aggarwal is an Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. As a behavioral scientist and clinical health education specialist, her program of research focuses on the impact of behavioral and psychosocial factors on adherence to cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines, and the application of novel educational strategies to improve lifestyle behaviors.
Dr. Aggarwal has a background in psychology, exercise physiology, and health behavior, and completed an NIH-sponsored postdoctoral research fellowship in preventive cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center. She currently serves as Principal Investigator of two national awards including 1) a population-based study examining the association of sleep patterns and cardiometabolic risk among a new cohort of women, and 2) a study designed to conduct deep phenotyping and examine changes in markers associated with adverse weight gain during menopause using a precision medicine platform. She is the Director of Training for the American Heart Association Go Red for Women Strategically Focused Research Network at Columbia University Medical Center. In addition to her research activities, Dr. Aggarwal is a member of the Institute of Human Nutrition teaching faculty and serves as Co-Course Director of Integrative Nutrition and Pathophysiology.