This physician-founder is making a device to protect medical staff during intubation procedures

Dr. Steven Tropello is bringing experience and a network developed while building local startup CoapTech. Working as an emergency and critical care physician at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Steven Tropello is seeing the lack of protective equipment for medical workers up close. With emails from colleagues going to Lowe’s hardware store to find supplies, Dr. Tropello was resolved to create a better solution. As a cofounder of Baltimore-based startup CoapTech, he also had previous experience developing a medical device to draw on.
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