Dr. Parima Daroui is a board-certified UCI Health radiation oncologist who focuses on the treatment of breast cancer and head and neck malignancies, as well as other disease sites, at the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Trained as a physician-scientist, Daroui pursues both clinical and translational research, with an emphasis on improving cancer care. Her research projects have included topics such as pattern of care and quality improvement initiatives for breast cancer and accelerated partial breast irradiation.
Daroui is the UCI Health principal investigator for the Local and Regional Treatment Group of the ATHENA Breast Health Network, a collaborative research group within the University of California system that aims to improve breast cancer care and treatment. She is also the primary investigator for several clinical trials in breast and head and neck cancer that are sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cooperative Group Program and the nonprofit research group, NRG Oncology.
Daroui has published articles in multiple peer-reviewed journals and has given presentations at numerous national and international scientific meetings. She previously served as a member of the Radiological Society of North America's Oncological Imaging and Therapies Task Force, and is a committee member of the American Society of Radiation Oncologists (ASTRO) Science Education and and Program Development Committee. She is an annual meeting abstract reviewer for the ASTRO breast cancer track and manuscript reviewer for such scientific publications as the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, and The American Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Daroui received MD and PhD degrees from the Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, N.J. She completed a transitional internship at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J., followed by residency training in radiation oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, in New Brunswick, N.J.