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Meet Our Fellows

The Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Dental Oncology Fellowship offers two fellowship positions each year on a competitive basis. Meet our current fellows.

Ahmad Majeed-Saidan, B.D.S.

Ahmad Majeed-Saidan, B.D.S.

Dental education: Dental degree: King Saud University; Prosthodontics training and MSD: Indiana University School of Dentistry; Implant Periodontal Prosthodontic fellowship: University of Maryland School of Dentistry; Diplomate: The American Board of Prosthodontics; Fellow: The Royal College of Dentists of Canada in Prosthodontics 

Hometown: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Hobbies: Trying out new food, spending time with my wife and kids

Favorite thing in Rochester: Friendliness of the people, the food is good, the weather in the summer is wonderful

Why Mayo: The great faculty, patient first philosophy, and professional setting.

Future plans: Maxillofacial prosthetics in an academic hospital

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Vinita Ved, B.D.S.

Vinita Ved, B.D.S.

Dental education: University of Alabama at Birmingham Advanced Education in Prosthodontics Residency at Birmingham, AL (2021); UAB Master of Science in Clinical Dentistry at Birmingham, AL (2021); Yerela Medical College Dental College and Hospital in Mumbai, India (2017)

Hometown: Mumbai, India

Hobbies: Travel, photography, having fun with art, reading, yoga

Favorite thing in Rochester: Summer weather, exploring new places as I go

Why Mayo: Mayo matches my ideals of always putting the patient first and an excellent program that I am enjoying thoroughly.

Future plans: Split my time between private prosthodontics practice and hospital setting helping patients with Maxillofacial prosthetic needs

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Learn about our graduates.


Pamela Lloren, D.D.S.

Pamela Lloren, D.D.S.

Graduate, class of 2023

Dental education: Texas A&M University College of Dentistry (Baylor College of Dentistry) in Dallas, TX; General Practice Residency at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA; University of California Los Angeles Advanced Prosthodontics Residency in Los Angeles, CA

Hometown: McAllen, TX

Hobbies: Travel, eating/cooking, reading, hiking, and yoga

Favorite thing in Rochester: Not sitting in LA traffic and also eating jerk chicken at Thursdays on First

Why Mayo: The patient-focused care and attitudes and an emphasis on resident/fellow learning and experience.

Future plans: Split my time between private prosthodontics practice/hospital setting caring for patients with maxillofacial prosthetic needs

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Michelle Ruse, D.D.S.

Michelle Ruse, D.D.S.

Graduate, class of 2023

Dental education: DDS: UNC (Chapel Hill, NC); Advanced Prosthodontics Program and MDS: University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Memphis, TN)  

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Hobbies: Spending time with family, friends, and my dog, Cooper!

Favorite thing in Rochester: Summer weather, running, biking trails

Why Mayo: The people, excellent hands-on training, and philosophy of always putting the patient first. 

Future plans: Maxillofacial prosthodontics in a hospital setting

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Graduation of Mayo Clinic residents and fellows

Mayo Clinic Alumni Association

The Mayo Clinic Alumni Association will help you stay in touch with your Mayo Clinic colleagues, maintain a valuable professional connection to Mayo Clinic throughout your medical and/or research career, participate in continuing medical education, and more.

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