PARICE C. HALBERT, CFA, is a Senior Analyst at American Express
Financial Corp. with seven years of investment experience. Prior to
coming to the Buy Side, she worked at Dain Rauscher Wessels (previously
Dain Bosworth) as a Sell-Side Analyst covering the medical technology
industry. Ms. Halbert earned her CFA designation in 1996. She was part
of a three-person team recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine as
the top-ranked Medical Technology Analyst for January 1998 and 1999. Ms.
Halbert received a BA in Economics from The Colorado College.