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C. Noel Bairey Merz, M.D.
Director

C. Noel Bairey Merz, M.D. has served as a Director of iRhythm since April 2018. Dr. Bairey Merz has been the Medical Director of the Preventive and Rehabilitative Center at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, since 1991. She also has been the Medical Director and Endowed Chair of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at the Smidt Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute since 2001, and a Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. From 2005 to 2009, she served on the Scientific Advisory Board of CV Therapeutics, Inc. She also has extensive experience on nonprofit boards, councils, and guideline panels including the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Since 2016, Dr. Bairey Merz has been serving on multiple editorial boards including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation, and European Heart Journal. Dr. Bairey Merz holds a B.A. (Honors) in Biological Sciences from the University of Chicago and an M.D. (Honors) from Harvard Medical School. She completed her training in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.