Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> September 10, 2001

Healthcare Service Providers – Robert Mains – Advest Inc

ROBERT M. MAINS is a Managing Director with Advest, Inc., concentrating on healthcare services. Prior to joining the firm in 1996, he served as a healthcare services analyst for First Albany Corporation. Mr. Mains also designed and installed information systems for a variety of brokerage back office departments at Drexel Burnham Lambert and was a consultant at Arthur Andersen & Company. He earned a BA degree in Applied Mathematics, cum laude, from Yale University and an MBA degree in Finance from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Mains also holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst and is a NYSE supervisory analyst. He is a member of the Association of Investment Management and Research. He was named to The Wall Street Journal All Star Analysts Survey four times and to the Reuters Survey twice. Married, with two children, Mr. Mains resides in Saratoga Springs, New York. Profile
TWST: How well have the stocks of the healthcare service providers in

your universe performed in 2001 year to date?

Mr. Mains: Year to date the performance has been fairly good, better