Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> August 23, 1999

Drug Industry Topics : Mara Goldstein – Cibc Oppenheimer

Mara Goldstein is an Executive Director in Equity Research with CIBC World Markets, covering large capitalization pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical technology companies. Prior to joining CIBC World Markets, Ms. Goldstein was an Equity Research Associate with BT Alex. Brown from 1991 to 1997, and was with CS First Boston in 1991. Ms. Goldstein received a BS from Purdue University in Economics with minors in Biochemistry and French. She has been quoted in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily, Business Week and Fortune, and has also made appearances on CNBC, CNN and the CBS Evening News. Profile
TWST: Let's begin with the Medicare coverage issue. Will Medicare

coverage be expanded to include drug benefits and if so, who will pay

for them?

Ms. Goldstein: The possibility of a drug