David J. Lothson

DAVID J. LOTHSON is a Managing Director in the healthcare group of UBS
Warburg Equity Research. An analyst since 1973, he specializes in the
hospital supply and medical devices industries. In 1996, he was named
runner-up on the Institutional Investor All-America Research team in
healthcare services/managed care. In 2000, Mr. Lothson was also ranked
number five in earnings forecasting in the medical products category by
The Wall Street Journal All-Star Analyst Survey. Prior to joining UBS
Warburg, Mr. Lothson was the Hospital Supply and Medical Devices
Industry Analyst at PaineWebber Incorporated. Before that Mr. Lothson
worked for Kidder Peabody & Co., Chemical Bank, and Central Trust
Company. He has an MBA in Finance from Xavier University and a BA in
Philosophy from Roosevelt University.