Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> June 18, 2001

Small Cap Medical Supply & Devices: Davd Gruber / Rosanne Ott – Lehman Brothers

ROSANNE F. OTT is a Research Analyst at Lehman Brothers; she is responsible for coverage of the orthopedic and small cap sectors. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Ms. Ott worked at Piper Jaffray in the medical technology sector. Before her career in research she was a Captain in the United States Army. Her areas of expertise included sales, training, and management in cardiovascular, spinal, and general surgery devices. Ms. Ott graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a BS degree in General Engineering. Profile
DR. DAVID A. GRUBER is a Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers; he is in the Research Department that emphasizes medical technology equities. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Dr. Gruber was a Managing Director at Piper Jaffray focusing on large-cap stocks. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the combined school BS-MD program at the City College of New York/ Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Upon completion of medical school, Dr. Gruber performed biomedical research for a brief stint. He also earned an MBA at Columbia Graduate School of Business. Dr. Gruber was a Kellogg Foundation National Fellow between 1990-1993. Profile
TWST: First of all, what is your definition of small cap in the world of

medical technology and devices?

Dr. Gruber: Small cap companies are those with a valuation below $1.0

billion. Most