Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds with Dr. C. Noel Bairey Merz

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:00pm
Event Location Notes: 

UArizona Sarver Heart Center, Rm. 4137 
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721

"Women and Ischemic Heart Disease: Update 2020"

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC, FAHA

​LOCATION: Sarver Heart Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, Room 4137 (4th Floor)
WHEN: Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 | Noon

About the Speaker:
C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, holds the Irwin and Sheila Allen Chair in Women’s Heart Research, and is Director of the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center, the Linda Joy Pollin Women’s Heart Health Program, the Erika J. Glazer Women’s Heart Research Initiative, and the Preventive Cardiac Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. She is also Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Bairey Merz's research interests include women and cardiovascular disease, mental stress and heart disease, the role of exercise and stress management in reversing disease, the role of cholesterol and nutrition management in heart disease, and adverse pregnancy outcomes and cardiovascular disease.

A prolific lecturer and member of many professional organizations, Dr. Bairey Merz, has received numerous investigational grants and chairs the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored WISE (Women's Ischemic Syndrome Evaluation) initiative, investigating potential methods for more effective diagnosis and evaluation of ischemic heart disease in women.

Dr. Bairey Merz has received numerous awards and honors and her extensive scientific publication record spans 425+ scientific papers, 315+ abstracts, myriad book chapters, and countless peer-reviewed journals. Recognized as an authority on the subject of heart disease and stress, she has appeared frequently in print and broadcast media. 

She earned her bachelor's degree at the University of Chicago, her medical degree at Harvard University, and completed her residency at the University of California, San Francisco, where she served as Chief Medical Resident before completing fellowships in clinical cardiology and nuclear cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. 

Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds: Guest Speaker Series

Accreditation & Disclosure Statements:
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dr. Merz has disclosed she has no conflicts.

All other faculty, CME Planning Committee members and CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe recent progress in the research, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease;
  2. Integrate advances in heart disease diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care;
  3. Provide medical professionals with updates on cardiologic topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care.

Contact: Katie Maass,

Event Coordinator: 
Katie Maass | Director of Communications/Public Education, Sarver Heart Center
(520) 626-4083
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UArizona Sarver Heart Center