Adam Greene

Adam Greene is a Partner on the Pharmaceuticals team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2010. Prior to Deerfield, he was a pharmaceutical analyst on the sell-side for seventeen years at several firms, including RBC Capital Markets, JPMorgan and First Albany. Throughout his career, Mr. Greene’s sell-side research was focused on generic drug manufacturers as well as large cap and specialty pharmaceuticals. Mr. Greene holds a B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University.

Brian Bizoza, M.D.

Brian Bizoza, M.D., is a Partner on the Pharmaceuticals group at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2012. He provides extensive research and analysis on individual companies operating in the healthcare industry. Prior to Deerfield, Dr. Bizoza spent seven years as a Portfolio Manager at S Squared Technology, where he was responsible for investments across the healthcare sector. Before S Squared, Dr. Bizoza was an analyst at Amaranth Advisors, focused on pharmaceuticals and biotechnology stocks. Dr. Bizoza started his career in healthcare research as an equity analyst at both Lehman Brothers and Lazard Frères. He holds a B.A. in Natural Sciences/Public Health from Johns Hopkins University and earned his M.D. from the State University of New York at Syracuse, where he graduated as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Bizoza is a Member of the Advisory Board of The Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at Johns Hopkins University.

Peter Steelman

Peter Steelman is a Partner on the Pharmaceuticals group at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2013. Mr. Steelman was a co-founder of FSC Laboratories, Inc., a pediatric-focused specialty pharmaceutical company acquired by Deerfield in 2013, where Mr. Steelman had been President and CEO from 2004 through its sale in 2016. Prior to FSC, he spent 12 years in healthcare corporate and investment banking at Wachovia Capital Markets, Bank of Montreal and Citicorp. Before receiving his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, Mr. Steelman was an equity research associate at Kidder, Peabody & Co. covering commercial banks. Mr. Steelman received his B.A. from DePauw University.

Sumner Anderson

Sumner Anderson is a Partner on the Public Structured Finance group at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2012 as a member of the Pharmaceuticals group, providing extensive research and analysis on individual companies operating in the healthcare industry. He transitioned to the Public Structured Finance Group in 2019. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Anderson was a research analyst covering pharmaceuticals at Millennium Management. Before Millennium, he was a Managing Director in healthcare investment banking at Wells Fargo Securities and a pharmaceutical analyst in Global Equities at Citadel Investment Group. Mr. Anderson’s healthcare investment career has been split between investment banking and equity long short funds. He holds an A.B. in History and Economics from Harvard University, and an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Finance and Accounting from New York University.

Angela Asencio

Angela Asencio is Manager, Therapeutics team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2015. Prior to Deerfield, Ms. Asencio worked as an Executive Assistant for five years supporting the High Yield Credit Research team at Barclays. Before that, she supported the President/CEO of AmeriFactors Financial Group for four years. Ms. Asencio also worked at North Eastern Asset Recovery for eight years holding various positions, her last being a Client Relations Manager. She holds a B.A. in Economics from The State University of New York at Albany.

Crystal Wright

Crystal Wright is an Associate on the Biotherapeutics team and joined Deerfield in 2013. Before Deerfield, Ms. Wright was an Executive Assistant at Warburg Pincus and provided support within the firm’s Healthcare Group since 2002. Prior to this, she was an Executive Assistant at various firms, including Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown and the law offices of Cooper, Liebowitz, Royster & Wright where she served as Executive Assistant/Office Manager. Ms. Wright also served as Administrative Assistant/Interim Residency Program Coordinator in the Department of Neurosurgery at Georgetown University Hospital. Ms. Wright is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, DC with a B.S. in Biology.

Shumaila Irshad

Shumaila Irshad is an Analyst on the Pharmaceuticals team at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2016 as a Fellow. She provides extensive research and analysis on individual companies operating in the healthcare industry. Ms. Irshad holds a B.S. in Business Management with a minor in Finance from The City University of New York’s Macaulay Honors College.