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Nagendra K. Monangi, MD

  • Attending Neonatologist, Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


MBBS: Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, India, 2001.

Post Graduate Diploma: Pediatrics, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India, 2005.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, 2009.

Fellowship: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center / University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2012.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2009; Neonatology, Board Eligible.


Congenital diaphragmatic hernia; Newborn Intensive Care Unit NICU; neonatology; perinatal; fetal care; bronchopulmonary dysplasia BPD; pulmonary biology

Services and Specialties

Newborn Intensive Care NICU, Neonatology, Perinatal, Fetal Care, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia


Environmental and nutritional exposures and their impact on preterm birth, adverse pregnancy outcome and infant mortality

Research Areas


Additional Languages

Hindi, Telugu


Association of maternal prenatal copper concentration with gestational duration and preterm birth: a multicountry meta-analysis. Monangi, NK; Xu, H; Fan, Y; Khanam, R; Khan, W; Deb, S; Pervin, J; Price, JT; Kaur, L; INTERBIO-21st Study Consortium, ; et al. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2024; 119:221-231.

Addressing Health-Related Social Needs and Mental Health Needs in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Exploring Challenges and the Potential of Technology. van de Kamp, E; Ma, J; Monangi, N; Tsui, FR; Jani, SG; Kim, JH; Kahn, RS; Wang, CJ. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2023; 20:7161.

Examining the Role of Women, Infant, and Children in Black Women Breastfeeding Duration and Exclusivity: A Systematic Review. Trinh, S; Odems, D; Ward, L; Monangi, N; Shockley-Smith, M; Previtera, M; Knox-Kazimierczuk, FA. Breastfeeding Medicine. 2023; 18:737-750.

P07-023-23 Human Milk Zinc, Copper, and Selenium Concentrations at 3 Months Postpartum Among Bangladeshi Women: Associations With Maternal Plasma Mineral Concentrations. Ge, X; Schulze, K; Stephenson, K; Wu, LS-F; Baker, S; Ali, H; Shaikh, S; Monangi, N; Zhang, G; Landero, J; et al. Current Developments in Nutrition. 2023; 7:101014.

P07-054-23 A Plasma Cuprome Reveals the Biology and Status of Copper in 1st Trimester Pregnant Women in Rural Bangladesh. Sincerbeaux, G; Schulze, K; Kim, H; Baker, S; Wu, LS F; Rebholz, C; Gogain, J; Cuddeback, L; Monangi, N; Zhang, G; et al. Current Developments in Nutrition. 2023; 7:101045.

Preventing Spontaneous Preterm Birth: Insights from Genomics. Muglia, LJ; Monangi, N; Hallman, M; Teramo, K; Jacobsson, B; Zhang, G. 2022; 1:108-123.

Genetics, epigenetics, and transcriptomics of preterm birth. Jain, VG; Monangi, N; Zhang, G; Muglia, LJ. American journal of reproductive immunology and microbiology : AJRIM. 2022; 88:e13600.

A Term Neonate with Multiorgan Dysfunction, Severe Metabolic Acidosis, and Hyperkalemia. Monangi, N; Shah, M; Cortezzo, DM E. NeoReviews.org. 2022; 23:e409-e412.

Interrogating the causal effects of maternal circulating CRP on gestational duration and birth weight. Chen, J; Navais, PS; Xu, H; Flatley, C; Bacelis, J; Monangi, N; Kacerovsky, M; Hallman, M; Teramo, K; Lawlor, D; et al. 2022; 2022.05.16.22275164.

Provision of Small-Quantity Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Increases Plasma Selenium Concentration in Pregnant Women in Malawi: A Secondary Outcome of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Haskell, MJ; Maleta, K; Arnold, CD; Jorgensen, JM; Fan, YM; Ashorn, U; Matchado, A; Monangi, NK; Zhang, G; Xu, H; et al. Current Developments in Nutrition. 2022; 6:nzac013.

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