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2nd Year Otolaryngology Residents


Tatiana Correa, MD ,MPHTatiana Correa, MD, MPH

Medellín, Colombia​

MD, University of Iowa, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
MPH, University of Iowa, College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa

Hobbies and Interests
Running/Snowboarding/Reading/Backyard astronomy

Why Iowa for residency?
Great mentors/Innovative culture/Excellent research resources/Comprehensive training



Nathan Kemper
Nathan Kemper MD

Hometown: Crestline, OH

Undergraduate: BS in Biomedical Engineering, University of Cincinnati
Medical School: MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Hobbies: Road cycling, running, hiking, traveling, cooking, home-brewing

Why I chose Iowa: Incredible faculty and residents to work with. A great hospital with stellar opportunities to learn. Its an overall strong program.





Ryan Thorpe, MDRyan Thorpe, MD

Hometown: Horseheads, N.Y.

Undergraduate: SUNY Buffalo
Medical School: Temple University

Skiing, guitar, running, hiking

Why I chose Iowa?
For the world class research facilities and the great impression the residents and faculty left on my interview day





Austin Walker, MD

Hometown: Roca, Nebraska


Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University
Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Hobbies: Get outside! I love backpacking, camping, fishing, cooking, smoking meats.

Why I chose Iowa: I couples matched with my wife Karen into ENT/pediatrics. We both loved the programs, the people,
and Iowa in general. We loved that in Iowa City we could experience the outdoors while still having the amenities
of a college town. We bought our first house and are so far loving it.



Cori Walker, MD
Meet Cori

Hometown: Champaign, IL


Undergraduate: Southern Illinois University
Medical School: The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and our twin toddlers, traveling, hiking, playing volleyball

Why I chose Iowa: Amazing program! The resident group and faculty are great. Perfect place to raise a family.