Brooke AggarwalEdD, MS, FAHA
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 a population-based study examining the association of sleep patterns, lifestyle, behavioral, and psychosocial factors, and cardiometabolic risk among a new cohort of 500 women. She is the Director of Training for the American Heart Association Go Red for Women Strategically Focused Research Network at Columbia University Medical Center. She also serves on the American Heart Association National Research Committee. In addition to her research activities, Dr. Aggarwal is a member of the Institute of Human Nutrition teaching faculty.