Mona Arbab, M.D.

Mona Arbab, M.D.

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer

Biography

Mona Arbab, M.D., M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, earned her medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran, where she was awarded the Dean’s Award for Top Ranked Medical Student. She completed two research fellowships in both radiation biology and immunology at Harvard Medical School, where she received the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA T32) grant, followed by an internship in surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She went on to complete her clinical training in radiation oncology at Indiana University’s Radiation Oncology Program and earn a master’s degree in adult education from Indiana University. Dr. Arbab is part of our breast disease-oriented team.

Her work has been published in many journals including the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Advances in Radiation Oncology, Head & Neck journal, Applied Radiation Oncology, and Dysphagia journal. She serves as the reviewer for Advances in Radiation Oncology and International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics (Red Journal). She was also selected among the top reviewers for Red Journal in 2020.

Education & Training
  • Residency - Indiana University School of Medicine (2018-2022)
  • Medical School - Tehran University of Medical Sciences (2006-2014)
Honors & Awards
  • Iran Presidential Award for Academic Achievement in National University Entrance Exam, Iran 2006
  • Dean’s Award for Top Ranked Medical Student, Tehran University Medical Sciences, Iran 2008
  • The Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) 2016
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Trainee Research Prize 2019
  • The International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics Top Reviewers 2020
  • American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) Travel Award 2021
  • AT Yang Memorial Award in Theoretical Kinematics, IDETC MR Conference 2022
Books & Publications
Research
  • Medical education
  • Patient education
  • Patient-reported outcome
  • Personalized medicine
  • Treatment toxicities
  • Translational research

Clinical Focus

  • Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer

See More