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Nagendra K. Monangi, MD

  • Attending Neonatologist, Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology
  • Associate Medical Director, Neonatal Transport Program
  • Assistant 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


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. 2022; 88.

A Term Neonate with Multiorgan Dysfunction, Severe Metabolic Acidosis, and Hyperkalemia. Monangi, N; Shah, M; Cortezzo, DM E. NeoReviews. 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.

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.

Maternal selenium levels and whole genome screen in recurrent spontaneous preterm birth population: A nested case control study. Care, AG; Gupta, JK; Goodfellow, L; Zhang, G; Monangi, N; Belling, E; Landero, J; Chappell, J; Sharp, A; Alfirevic, A; et al. European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. 2021; 265:203-211.

Association of maternal prenatal selenium concentration and preterm birth: a multicountry meta-analysis. Monangi, N; Xu, H; Khanam, R; Khan, W; Deb, S; Pervin, J; Price, JT; Kennedy, SH; Al Mahmud, A; Fan, Y; et al. BMJ Global Health. 2021; 6.

Maternal genome and pregnancy outcomes. Monangi, NK; Zhang, G; Hallman, M; Teramo, K; Jacobsson, B; Muglia, LJ. New Technologies and Perinatal Medicine. 2019.

Victims or Survivors: Resilience From the Slum Dwellers' Perspective. Andavarapu, D; Edelman, DJ; Monangi, N. Smart, Resilient and Transition Cities: Emerging Approaches and Tools for A Climate-Sensitive Urban Development. 2018.

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