Meet our Residents


Natalia Popenko Glynn, M.D.
Chicago Medical School
Class of 2023

Hometown: Laguna Beach, CA   
College: University of California, Irvine  
Medical School: Chicago Medical School 
Career Goals: academic PEM and Adult ED 
Favorite Thing About NOLA:  So many oyster happy hours and incredible street festivals!  



Mayra Ramirez, M.D.
New York Medical College
Class of 2024

College: Montclair State University 
Medical School: New York Medical College 
Career Goals:  
Favorite Thing About NOLA



Erin Asher, D.O.
Western University
Class of 2025

Hometown: Detroit Area, MI 
College: UC Santa Barbara 
Medical School: WesternU COMP- Northwest  
Career Goals: Splitting time between pediatric ED and generalized adult ED  
Favorite Thing About NOLA: the food, live music and people…. (Also that you can walk the streets with a drink)  

Jodi Hardy, M.D.
LSU New Orleans
Class of 2026

Hometown:  Lake Charles, LA
College: Xavier University 
Medical School:  LSU New Orleans 
Career Goals: Peds/EM
Favorite Thing About NOLA:  Saints


Lauren Blasen, D.O.
Michigan State University
Class of 2027

Hometown: East Lansing, MI 
College: Michigan State  
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career Goals: Undecided! Likely a combination of general pediatrics and a mix of both adult and pediatric emergency medicine 
Favorite Disney Character: Gotta love Simba

Jo nah G evercer, D.O.
Rocky Vista
Class of 2027

Hometow n: Sacramento, CA
College: San Diego University
Medical School: Rocky Vista 
Career Goals: I hope to have diverse opportunities throughout my career working in academics, peds EM, and community EM
Favorite Disney Character: Grogu aka Baby Yoda