Erika Palmer is a medical device consultant and entrepreneur. She has worked in the medical device industry for over 17 years, with a focus in the orthopaedic and gastroenterology spaces. Erika’s passion is in defining unmet clinical needs and developing solutions to meet these needs. Her current research focus is in polypharmacy in adults over 65. Erika received her Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California and a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the joint program between the University of California and the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford Byer’s Center for Biodesign.