Dr. Zhou received her DDS (1999) from West China University of Medical Sciences College of Stomatology. She received her PhD (2006) in Dental Science and MSD (2008) in Orthodontics from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Zhou is a member of International / American Association of Dental Research, American Association of Orthodontists, and Southern Association of Orthodontists. She has published papers and abstracts in the research field of the pathogenesis of periodontal disease and the genetics of craniofacial growth.
She currently serves as the research director of the Orthodontics Postgraduate Program. She is also an orthodontic consultant / provider to the Craniofacial Anomalies and Cleft Team of MUSC Children's Hospital.