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Holly C. Gooding

Dr. Holly C. Gooding, MD, MSc

Dr. Gooding is an adolescent medicine specialist in the Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Gooding received her BS from the University of Georgia, her MSc from the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health, and her MD from the University of California San Francisco. She completed her clinical fellowships in internal and adolescent medicine at Brigham and Woman‰Ûªs and Boston Children‰Ûªs Hospital and was on the faculty at Harvard Medical School before joining Emory in 2019. Dr. Gooding‰Ûªs NIH funded research explores the preservation of cardiovascular health both during and following the transition from adolescence to adulthood. In addition to her research and clinical work, Dr. Gooding teaches about adolescent and young adult care to medical students, pediatric and internal medicine residents, and health care professionals.


  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Internal Medicine


  • Boston Childrens Hospital


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of California San Francisco
  • Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital


Gooding HC, Brown CA, Liu J, Revette AC, Stamoulis C, de Ferranti SD. Will Teens Go Red? Low Cardiovascular Disease Awareness Among Young Women. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Mar 19;8(6):e011195.

Gooding HC, Ning H, Gillman MW, Shay C, Allen N, Goff DC Jr, Lloyd-Jones D, Chiuve S. Application of a Lifestyle-Based Tool to Estimate Premature Cardiovascular Disease Events in Young Adults: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Sep 1;177(9):1354-1360.

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