Opening Plenary – Funding the Future: A Wall Street View of the Transformation in Health Care

Wednesday, August 15th
4:30pm – 5:30pm

We are taken inside Wall Street to understand what motivates investors and drives where health care dollars are spent. What exactly lies ahead in a new health care world of technological advances and emergence of new players like Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway? What else is waiting for us?

Speaker Ana Gupte, PhD, is managing director and senior research analyst at Leerink Partners LLC, a leading investment bank specializing in health care. She has held senior roles within the health care industry and is a nationally recognized Wall Street analyst. NASHP is pleased she has agreed to join us and share an important perspective on health care policy.


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Ana Gupte joined LEERINK with close to 20 years of healthcare and strategy consulting experience. Previously, Ana Gupte was Senior Research Analyst and Head of Health Services Research at Dowling & Partners and served as a Vice President and Senior Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Company. Over the course of her career, Dr. Gupte has served in senior roles at Managed Care and Pharmaceuticals companies and was a consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Ana Gupte, in the 2016 Institutional Investor All-America Research Team rankings, achieved a Runner Up ranking in Health Care Facilities & Managed Care. She was recognized as a Top 3 Analyst in the Institutional Investor 2011 and 2012 All America Research Team and Runner-Up in the 2010 Survey. She was the top stock picker within Healthcare Providers and Services in 2012. She was also named the Top Stock Picker in Healthcare Providers and Services for FT Thomson StarMine for 2012.

She earned a B.S in Chemical Engineering from the Bombay University and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. She has also graduated from the two-year Executive Management program at the Wharton Business School.