General Investing >> Analyst Interviews >> May 27, 2002

Healthcare Stocks: David Gruber – Wpg Farber

DR. DAVID GRUBER is Managing Director of WPG Farber, an equity hedge fund, with responsibility for all areas of health care. Prior to joining WPG Farber in February, Dr. Gruber was Senior Vice President, Equity Research, Medical Supplies and Devices at Lehman Brothers. He was rated a top 10 analyst by Institutional Investor and Reuters. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, he worked at Piper Jaffray, Vector Securities and Sanford C. Bernstein. Prior to joining Wall Street, Dr. Gruber worked at Bristol-Myers Squibb for nearly 10 years where he rose to the position of Vice President, Planning and Business Development, Healthcare Group. Dr. Gruber is a magna cum laude graduate of a combined six-year BS-MD program, having received his BS from the City College of New York and his MD from the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. After a brief stint in research, he obtained an MBA from the Columbia Graduate School of Business. Dr. Gruber was also a Kellogg Fellow between 1990 and 1993. Profile
TWST: Will you begin by telling us about WPG Farber and the role that

you play there?

Dr. Gruber: WPG Farber is a $360 million equity hedge fund. Since 1988,

Fund returns have exceeded the