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Biologic and Materials Sciences and Division of Prosthodontics

Residents - Class of 2011

Residents 2011

Zeina Ahmed-Zeki 

Dr. Ahmed-Zeki was born and raised in Baghdad, the capital city of IRAQ.  She graduated from the school of dentistry, Baghdad University, in 1996 and then completed two years as a dental rotator and a general practitioner in the suburban’s public dental clinics of the Ministry of Health. After receiving her MSc in prosthodontics in 2001, she worked as a full-time lecturer at the School of Dentistry, University of Baghdad. She received a scholarship to join a graduate program in Prosthodontics in 2005. She is excited and very proud to join the graduate prosthodontics program at the University of Michigan.   

Andreas Eliades  

Dr. Eliades was born and raised in Limassol, Cyprus. From 2000-02 he served his two-year military service as an Officer of the Special Forces in Cyprus. He received his DDS degree in 2007 from the University of Athens, School of Dentistry, in Greece. He then practiced dentistry for one year in a private clinic in Cyprus. Dr. Eliades has always been determined to pursue a career in Prosthodontics and is very proud of his acceptance into the Prosthodontics Graduate Program at the University of Michigan. He looks forward for this new challenge in his life and is confident that the University of Michigan will provide him a strong background for the demanding profession of Prosthodontics.

Alice Chang (VA)

Dr. Alice Chang grew up in Pennsylvania.  She graduated from University of California, Berkeley in 1999 receiving her B.A. in Molecular Cell and Biology with emphasis on Cell and Development.  Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Chang participated in research at UCSF on vesicular transport of glucose receptors.  Dr. Chang graduated from University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry in 2005.  She completed a year of AEGD Residency at the UCLA Wilson-Jennings-Bloomfield Venice Dental Center from 2005-2006 where she provided dentistry to the underserved parts of the community.  From 2006-2008, Dr. Chang worked as an associate in private practice in San Diego, California.  She currently splits her time as a prosthodontic resident between Univ. of Michigan and the VA Hospital in Detroit.  Dr. Chang is very excited to join the Prosthodontic program at the VA and Univ. of Michigan.

Siam Zokaie (VA)

Dr. Siam Zokaie grew up in San Diego, California. He graduated with honors from San Diego State University with a B.S. in Biology. He went on to attend Dental School at the University of California, San Francisco and graduated with a D.D.S. in 2005. He went on to complete a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at the University of the Pacific clinic in Union City California. Dr. Zokaie returned to his hometown in San Diego and practiced as an associate for two years before deciding to specialize in Prosthodontics at the John D. Dingell VA in Detroit. He is excited and feels privileged to further his education both at the VA and at University of  Michigan school of dentistry.