Dr. Abu-Arja’s clinical interests are in blood and marrow transplant for malignant and non-malignant disorders with a focus on transplant for immune and metabolic disorders. She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and finished her multi-specialty internship at the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. She completed her pediatric residency at the Jersey City Medical Center/Mount Sinai School of Medicine program in New Jersey where she later became the Pediatric Chief Resident. Dr. Abu-Arja completed her 3 year pediatric hematology and oncology fellowship at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital and a year as a fellow associate in Immunology and Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT). 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.