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3rd Year Otolaryngology Residents


Zaid Al-Qurayshi, MD
Zaid Al-Qurayshi, MD

Hometown: Baghdad, Iraq

Education:
Medical School: Baghdad University School of Medicine
Why I chose Iowa: Distinguished faculty and top-notch training.

Why Iowa for Residency?
Distinguished faculty and top-notch training.

 

 

 


Douglas Bennion, MD, PhD
Douglas Bennion, MD, PhD

Education
Undergraduate: Brigham Young University
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine

Hobbies and Interests:
Spending time with wife and kids, hiking, fishing, disc golf, bicycling, board games, video games, piano, violin, and nap time. As much nap time as possible.

Why Iowa?
I'm so grateful that at a place like the University of Iowa, having a healthy marriage and family, doing top-notch surgical training, and diving into truly translational bench to bedside research are not incompatible life goals. What's more, we love how Iowa City combines much of the best of all the memorable stops on our journey to this point. Great place to train, great place to live, great place to grow.

 

 



Monica K Rossi Meyer, MD
Meet Monica

Education

Undergraduate: Molecular and Cellular Biology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria

Hobbies and Interests
Running, weightlifting, cooking, outdoor activities, spending time with my husband, our dog, and our families.

Why Iowa for Residency?

Ease of living, self-motivated and reliable residents, legacy of providing patient-focused care, as well as, a strong tradition of training leaders in otolaryngology

 

 


Madia Chowdhury Russillo, MD

Hometown: East Meadow, N.Y. (I moved from the Middle East before college)

Education
Undergraduate: Stony Brook University
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Hobbies and Interests
Interior design and big time DIY'er, gardening (particular love for container gardens), avid foodie and cook, photography, traveling and finding local gems (we've discovered lots in Iowa!), being outdoors (hiking, running, camping, kayaking)

Why Iowa for Residency?
My away rotation as a sub-I at Iowa was an amazing experience. The strength of the program with its clinical and research opportunities speaks for itself. What ultimately drew me here was the incredible quality of people that make this program's family.