Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> September 15, 2003

Outlook For Healthcare Services: Matthew Ripperger – Jpmorgan Securities

MATTHEW J. RIPPERGER joined J.P. Morgan as the small/mid-cap healthcare services analyst in May 2001. His current coverage includes the clinical laboratories, dialysis providers, and post-acute providers (including the nursing homes, home health companies, and outpatient surgery centers). Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, he was in equity research at UBS Warburg (1999-2001) and Salomon Smith Barney (1996-1999). Mr. Ripperger graduated from Columbia College in 1994. Profile
TWST: We're going to talk about small and mid-cap healthcare providers,

which is kind of a broad category. What do you include in it?

Mr. Ripperger: The main areas within my universe right now