- Residency - Indiana University School of Medicine (2018-2022)
- Medical School - Tehran University of Medical Sciences (2006-2014)
Mona Arbab, M.D.
Associate Program Director, Medical Residency
- Radiation Oncology
- Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
- Breast Cancer
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.
- Iran Presidential Award for Academic Achievement in National University Entrance Exam, Iran 2006
- Deans 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
A simplified training method for soft tissue foreign body detection using ultrasound in emergency medicine residency program.
Farahmand S, Bagheri-Hariri S, Mehran S, Arbab M, Khazaeipour Z, Basir-Ghafouri H, Saeedi M, Ultrasound (Leeds, England) 2014 Aug 22 3 168-72
Comparing the brain CT scan interpretation of emergency medicine team with radiologists' report and its impact on patients' outcome.
Talebian MT, Kavandi E, Farahmand S, Shahlafar N, Arbab M, Seyedhosseini-Davarani S, Nejati A, Bagheri-Hariri S, Emergency radiology 2015 Jun 22 3 261-8
The impact of using RUSH protocol for diagnosing the type of unknown shock in the emergency department.
Bagheri-Hariri S, Yekesadat M, Farahmand S, Arbab M, Sedaghat M, Shahlafar N, Takzare A, Seyedhossieni-Davarani S, Nejati A, Emergency radiology 2015 Oct 22 5 517-20
Ketamine-propofol combination (ketofol) vs propofol for procedural sedation and analgesia: systematic review and meta-analysis.
Jalili M, Bahreini M, Doosti-Irani A, Masoomi R, Arbab M, Mirfazaelian H, The American journal of emergency medicine 2016 Mar 34 3 558-69
Distance Learning Can Be as Effective as Traditional Learning for Medical Students in the Initial Assessment of Trauma Patients.
Farahmand S, Jalili E, Arbab M, Sedaghat M, Shirazi M, Keshmiri F, Azizpour A, Valadkhani S, Bagheri-Hariri S, Acta medica Iranica 2016 Sep 54 9 600-604
Artificial Intelligence-Based Triage for Patients with Acute Abdominal Pain in Emergency Department; a Diagnostic Accuracy Study.
Farahmand S, Shabestari O, Pakrah M, Hossein-Nejad H, Arbab M, Bagheri-Hariri S, Advanced journal of emergency medicine 2017 1 1 e5
Abdominal and pelvic CT scan interpretation of emergency medicine physicians compared with radiologists' report and its impact on patients' outcome.
Bagheri-Hariri S, Ayoobi-Yazdi N, Afkar M, Farahmand S, Arbab M, Shahlafar N, Basirghafoori H, Seyedhoseini-Davarani S, Sedaghat M, Akhgar A, Emergency radiology 2017 Dec 24 6 675-680
Preferred view and transducer in lumbar ultrasound in overweight and obese patients.
Farahmand S, Safavi S, Shahriarian S, Arbab M, Basirghafoori H, Bagheri-Hariri S, Ultrasound (Leeds, England) 2017 Feb 25 1 45-52
Outcome-Based Validity and Reliability Assessment of Raters Regarding the Admission Triage Level in the Emergency Department: a Cross-Sectional Study.
Seyedhosseini-Davarani S, Nejati A, Hossein-Nejad H, Mousavi SM, Sedaghat M, Arbab M, Bagheri-Hariri S, Advanced journal of emergency medicine 2018 2 3 e32
Purinergic P2X4 receptors and mitochondrial ATP production regulate T cell migration.
Ledderose C, Liu K, Kondo Y, Slubowski CJ, Dertnig T, Denicoló S, Arbab M, Hubner J, Konrad K, Fakhari M, Lederer JA, Robson SC, Visner GA, Junger WG, The Journal of clinical investigation 2018 08 128 8 3583-3594
Pain management of acute limb trauma patients with intravenous lidocaine in emergency department.
Farahmand S, Hamrah H, Arbab M, Sedaghat M, Basir Ghafouri H, Bagheri-Hariri S, The American journal of emergency medicine 2018 Jul 36 7 1231-1235
Frontline Science: Escherichia coli use LPS as decoy to impair neutrophil chemotaxis and defeat antimicrobial host defense.
Kondo Y, Ledderose C, Slubowski CJ, Fakhari M, Sumi Y, Sueyoshi K, Bezler AK, Aytan D, Arbab M, Junger WG, Journal of leukocyte biology 2019 12 106 6 1211-1219
Ru-106 plaque radiotherapy for vasoproliferative tumors of retina: a 15-year single-center experience.
Abolfathzadeh N, Naseripour M, Jaberi R, Azma Z, Alemzadeh SA, Arbab M, Sedaghat A, International ophthalmology 2020 Aug 40 8 2095-2102
Exploiting tumor position differences between deep inspiration and expiration in lung stereotactic body radiation therapy planning.
Huang C, Shiue K, Bartlett G, Agrawal N, Arbab M, Maxim P, DesRosiers C, Mereniuk T, Ellsworth S, Rhome R, Holmes J, Langer M, Zellars R, Lautenschlaeger T, Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists 2020 Autumn 45 3 293-297
The effect of designing a rotational planning target volume on sparing pharyngeal constrictor muscles in patients with oropharyngeal cancer.
Arbab M, Ai H, Bartlett G, Dawson B, Langer M, Journal of applied clinical medical physics 2020 Nov 21 11 172-178
The Dosimetric Outcome of a Rotational Planning Target Volume in Patients With Oropharyngeal Cancers.
Arbab M, Bartlett G, Dawson B, Ge J, Langer M, Dysphagia 2021 Jul
Integrating Radiation Oncology Into Undergraduate Medical Education.
Arbab M, Holmes JA, Olivier KR, Fields EC, Corbin KS, Kahn JM, Zellars RC, Haywood AM, Advances in radiation oncology 2021 Nov-Dec 6 6 100765
Recurrent Pterygium: A Review.
Ghiasian L, Samavat B, Hadi Y, Arbab M, Abolfathzadeh N, Journal of current ophthalmology 2021 Oct-Dec 33 4 367-378
Association between radiation dose to organs at risk and acute patient reported outcome during radiation treatment for head and neck cancers.
Arbab M, Chen YH, Tishler RB, Gunasti L, Glass J, Fugazzotto JA, Killoran JH, Sethi R, Rettig E, Annino D, Goguen L, Uppaluri R, Hsu C, Burke E, Hanna GJ, Lorch J, Haddad RI, Margalit DN, Schoenfeld JD, Head & neck 2022 06 44 6 1442-1452
Neuroblastoma: Essential genetic pathways and current therapeutic options.
Salemi F, Alam W, Hassani MS, Hashemi SZ, Jafari AA, Mirmoeeni SMS, Arbab M, Mortazavizadeh SMR, Khan H, European journal of pharmacology 2022 Jul 926 175030
Nebulized fentanyl vs intravenous morphine for ED patients with acute limb pain: a randomized clinical trial.
Farahmand S, Shiralizadeh S, Talebian MT, Bagheri-Hariri S, Arbab M, Basirghafouri H, Saeedi M, Sedaghat M, Mirzababai H, The American journal of emergency medicine 2014 Sep 32 9 1011-5
Meatal stenosis following three types of circumcision with frenular artery preservation (FAP), the Plastibell device (PD), and frenular artery ligation (FAL): a long-term follow-up.
Shokri Varniab Z, Pourabhari Langroudi A, Neishabouri A, Torabinavid P, Arbab M, Heidari F, Milani SM, Eftekharzadeh S, Sabetkish S, Kajbafzadeh AM, Irish journal of medical science 2022 Jun
Frostbite caused by liquid CO(2) exposure.
Arbab M, Mirfazaelian H, Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA 2014 Apr 26 2 208-9
Hydrofluoric acid burn.
Hafezi-Nejad N, Sheikhbahai S, Arbab M, Sotoude H, Mirfazaelian H, British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005) 2014 Sep 75 9 535
Outcomes following radiation for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: Associations between immune suppression and recurrence.
Arbab M, Margalit DN, Tishler RB, Rabinowits G, Pashtan IM, Borgelt BB, Powlis W, Holdsworth CH, Warren LE, Schoenfeld JD, Head & neck 2019 07 41 7 2111-2115
Patient reported outcomes in patients with head and neck cancer treated with concurrent chemoradiation with weekly versus bolus cisplatin.
Arbab M, Chen YH, Criscitiello S, Glass J, Fugazzotto JA, Killoran JH, Hanna G, Lorch J, Haddad RI, Margalit DN, Tishler RB, Schoenfeld JD, Head & neck 2020 12 42 12 3670-3677
Literature review of management of brain metastases from germ cell tumors.
Le A, Arbab M, Adra N, Miller JC, Watson GA, Shiue K, Chinese clinical oncology 2022 Apr 11 2 14
Formalized Mentorship in Radiation Oncology in the COVID Era: American College of Radiation Oncology Experience
Arbab M, Chaurasia A, Merfeld E, Hassanzadeh C, Feng C, Sherer M, Razavian N, Schutz A, Sandoval M, Holmes J, Puckett L, Dragun J, Schuster J Applied Radiation Oncology 2021 12 10 18-24
- A simplified training method for soft tissue foreign body detection using ultrasound in emergency medicine residency program.
- Medical education
- Patient education
- Patient-reported outcome
- Personalized medicine
- Treatment toxicities
- Translational research
- Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
- Breast Cancer