Miss Zehra Yonel is a Clinical Lecturer and honorary Specialist Registrar in Restorative Dentistry at the School of Dentistry in the University of Birmingham. She has recently started a programme of work for her PhD, funded by the NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) and Diabetes UK, as part of the Doctoral Research Fellowship (DRF).
Her research interests lie in the fields of epidemiology and the interface between oral and systemic diseases. Zehra is a calibrated assessor of dental indices used in clinical studies.
Zehra’s clinical training is in the field of restorative dentistry, encompassing periodontics, endodontics and prosthodontics.
Zehra is responsible for supervising BDS students undertaking treatments on clinic and delivers teaching to BDS, Hygiene and Therapy as well as Nursing students. This teaching takes the form of lectures, tutorials and small-group teaching. She also leads on the “plaque project” and “cross sectional study”