Originally from the Youngstown, Ohio, area, Dr. Merwin is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Dentistry and the University of Tennessee Department of Orthodontics. He holds a master's degree in Orthodontics and a Master of Science Degree in Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy. Dr. Merwin is a member of local dental societies, the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists. He previously served as President of the Jackson Dental Study Club and continues to be involved with the University of Tennessee (Memphis) as an Assistant Professor of Orthodontics.
Dr. Merwin’s interests include sports, especially basketball and golf; computers; and 1970s music. As a huge supporter of children in the Jackson community, he coaches middle school basketball at St. Mary’s Catholic School and serves on the Board of Sacred Heart of Jesus High School. He is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where he is Secretary of the Building and Grounds Committee. In his free time, you can find Dr. Merwin at the golf course, a Memphis Grizzlies Game or relaxing by the pool with his wife, Caroline, and his two boys, Nick and Alex.