Dr. Abu-Arja’s clinical interests are graft versus host disease and blood and marrow transplant. She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and finished her multispecialty internship at the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. She completed her pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Hudson County in New Jersey where she later became the Pediatric Chief Resident. Dr. Abu-Arja completed her pediatric hematology and oncology fellowship at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital and was a fellow associate for the Immunology and Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT)department. Before joining Nationwide Children’s she was the Clinical Director for the Pediatric Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant unit and an assistant professor at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.