Albert L. Rauch

ALBERT L. RAUCH is a Senior Vice President of Health Care Technology
with First Union Securities, having joined the firm as EVEREN Securities
in 1996. Previously, he was associated with A.G. Edwards and Pfizer,
Inc., where he served as a Senior Research Scientist in the Department
of Metabolic Diseases. Dr. Rauch was a NIH postdoctoral fellow in the
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Wake Forest School of
Medicine and was later on the faculty there. A Chartered Financial
Analyst, he holds a Doctoral degree in Experimental Pathology from Emory
University and an M.B.A. from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.