SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Dec. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy, today announced that it will present at the 35th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference being held January 9-12, 2017 at The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco.

On Thursday, January 12th, at 8:30 a.m. PT, Merit’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Fred P. Lampropoulos will give a presentation regarding Merit’s history, products, financial performance and prospects.  He will also participate in one-on-one meetings throughout the week.

ABOUT MERIT
Founded in 1987, Merit Medical Systems, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy. Merit serves client hospitals worldwide with a domestic and international sales force totaling approximately 200 individuals.  Merit employs approximately 4,100 people worldwide with facilities in South Jordan, Utah; Pearland, Texas; Richmond, Virginia; Malvern, Pennsylvania; Rockland, Massachusetts; San Jose, California; Maastricht and Venlo, The Netherlands; Paris, France; Galway, Ireland; Beijing, China; Tijuana, Mexico; Joinville, Brazil; Markham, Ontario, Canada, and Melbourne, Australia.

Contact:	Anne-Marie Wright, Vice President, Corporate Communications
Phone:	(801) 208-4167  e-mail: awright@merit.com  Fax: (801) 253-1688