Dr. Arwa Farag is an assistant professor at the Division of Oral Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Sciences at TUSDM. Dr. Farag graduated from King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2006. She completed her residency training in oral medicine at The Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) in 2012. She worked on research at the Department of Hematologic Neoplasia at Dana-Farber Cancer Institutes and earned her Doctorate of Medical Science Degree (DMSc) from Harvard University in 2012. She also completed her fellowship in TMD/orofacial pain at TUSDM in 2014. Dr. Farag is a Diplomat of the American Academy of Oral Medicine since 2013 and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain since 2016. She is also a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh (2013-present).
Dr. Farag has a clinical interest in early detection of oral cancer and management of oral manifestation of systemic disease. She also has a special interest in treating chronic orofacial pain cases. Her area of research focuses on immunology and specifically in immune reconstitution after stem cell transplantation in graft versus host disease patients. She has an appointment at the Department of Research Administration at TUSDM and she is currently involved in several multicenter clinical trials.
Dr. Farag actively participates in the national meetings of the American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM), the American academy of Orofacial Pain (AAOP) and the International/American Association of Dental Research (IADR/AADR). She was awarded several times by the AAOM for her participation.