From: David Garfield, M.D.
Sent: January 27, 2007
To: rule-comments@sec.gov
Subject: File No. S7-25-06

Instead of limiting hedge funds to higher net worth requirements, please consider opening up hedge funds to folks with lower net worth by insitituting sound but not burdensome oversight. This will open up alternative investments to the general investing public, allowing for expanded choice. best,

David Garfield, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science