NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BTIG
announced today that it plans to launch digital health equity
research coverage with Andrea Alfonso and Marie Thibault,
Directors and BTIG Healthcare Analysts. Based out of BTIG’s
New York offices, Ms. Alfonso and Ms. Thibault will expand their
existing medical technology research coverage to include a diverse range
of digital health companies.
“Well-versed and in tune with next-generation healthcare services and
technology, Andrea and Marie are the ideal fit to launch coverage of the
rapidly-evolving digital health space,” noted David Lenchus, Director
of Research at BTIG. “Their research will span healthcare technology
assessment and monitoring, and will include assistive technologies,
wearable devices, clinical decision support, rehabilitation robotics and
more. It is an exciting area of focus for the firm and will help our
clients better understand the future and direction of the industry.”
Both analysts have extensive healthcare research experience. Prior to
her role at BTIG, Ms. Alfonso was an Equity Research Analyst at Lazard
Capital Markets, covering healthcare services. She began her career in
equity research covering pharmaceutical services, clinical labs,
large-cap pharmaceuticals and healthcare IT at Merrill Lynch. Ms.
Alfonso earned a BA in foreign service with a concentration in
international economics from Georgetown University.
Earlier in Ms. Thibault’s career, she was the Managing Editor of Medical
Device & Diagnostics Industry, a trade publication covering medical
technology. Previously, she was a senior associate on the medical
technology equity research team at Lazard Capital Markets. Ms. Thibault
earned a BS in biology and a minor in writing from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in business and economic
reporting from New York University.
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