Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> September 14, 2001

Investing In Health Care: Joseph Riccardo – Bear, Stearns & Co

Joseph P. Riccardo is Bear, Stearns' Senior Health Care Analyst and Head of the Health Care Research Group. He has been covering the pharmaceutical industry for more than 20 years. Mr. Riccardo joined Bear, Stearns in 1979. Mr. Riccardo has been elected to the Institutional Investor's All Star team during the last several years and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. Mr. Riccardo has written extensively on trends in the pharmaceutical industry and company meetings, and has appeared on Wall Street Week, CNBC and other business programs. Mr. Riccardo was profiled in an article on trends in the pharmaceutical industry in Barron's in April 1995. Mr. Riccardo is a member of the Board of Governors at Hackensack University Medical Center. He holds an MBA from City College of New york and a BS from St. Peter's College. Profile
TWST: Having started out 22 years ago as basically a one-man operation,

would you give us an idea of what the organization of research analysts

at Bear, Stearns has become with respect to health