Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> July 11, 2011

R&d Is Key Among Macro Headwinds In Medical Devices – Kristen Stewart – Deutsche Bank

Kristen Stewart joined Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. as a Director within the global markets division in July 2010 to cover the medical supplies and devices sector. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Ms. Stewart was a Vice President and Senior Analyst covering medical supplies and devices at Credit Suisse, and a Research Analyst at UBS Securities LLC. In 2009 and 2010, Ms. Stewart ranked number three in the Institutional Investor survey within the medical supplies and devices category. Before beginning her career on Wall Street, she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Ms. Stewart is a Chartered Financial Analyst and an inactive Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Stewart holds a BBA with a major in finance and a B.S. in accountancy from Villanova University. Profile
TWST: Where do you focus your attention in the medical device space these days?

Ms. Stewart: My focus has been mainly on some macro issues and trying to assess where overall health care utilization