BTIG Launches Digital Health Equity Research with Andrea Alfonso and Marie Thibault

New York – May 28, 2019 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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