Steven P. Halper joined the Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., research team in connection with Stifel’s acquisition of Thomas Weisel Partners LLC in July of 2010. He covers health care information technology and pharmaceutical services. Prior to joining Thomas Weisel Partners in April 2001, he was a Vice President at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he followed the health care IT industry, as well as medical devices. Mr. Halper received a B.S. from Binghamton University, State University of New York, and an MBA from Fordham University.