About Merle Myerson, M.D.
Dr. Merle Myerson is a board-certified cardiologist. She graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University and earned her medical degree with distinction in research from State University of New York, Health Science Center Brooklyn. She completed her internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical Center and her cardiology training at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. She also holds a doctorate in Applied and Exercise Physiology from Columbia University and post-doctorates in both basic lipid research and preventive cardiology/cardiovascular epidemiology.
Dr. Myerson is founder and director of the St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program and Pre-Exercise Heart Screening Program, as well as the Cardiology Section in the Center for Comprehensive Care (HIV) Clinic. Prior to her position at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Dr. Myerson was a Medical Officer at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the NIH.
Dr. Myerson is actively involved in research and teaching for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, lipid science, sports medicine, HIV, and women’s heart health. In addition to her faculty appointment at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, she also holds an appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia.
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