In the Media Tag: Erika Dillard

Medical Device Startup Popcheck Forms Advisory Board, Seeks Investment

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Erika Dillard is the founder of local medical device startup Popcheck Technologies, and, for now, she runs it by herself. Awhile back, she was asked a stimulating question by an angel investor. “With you being the only person,” they said, “Who do you have, who has the expertise you don’t?” This got her thinking. With an… Read More

This Local Startup Wants to Predict Blood Clots in Patients Before they Happen

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If it was what she wanted, Erika Dillard wouldn’t struggle to find work as a physician. She has an M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and spent four years as a neurosurgery resident at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia. Yet after growing up in Huntsville, Alabama — where NASA’s… Read More