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Chinazo O. Meniru

Chinazo O. Meniru M.B.B.S.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Location: PACA-PRATT 8th Floor
Phone: (410) 328-6003
Fax: (410) 328-1076

Personal History:

Dr. Meniru graduated from University of Nigeria medical school, completed a pediatric residency program in Nigeria and was working as a pediatrician prior to relocating to the United States in 2005. In the US, she completed her pediatric residency program in 2010 at Cooper University Hospital in New Jersey and Neonatology fellowship in 2013 in our NICU. She continued her career as a neonatologist here at the University of Maryland. Her research interests include Neonatal infection and immunity, Necrotizing enterocolitis and quality improvement in the NICU.


  • 1992: M.B.B.S, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria

Residency & Fellowship

  • 2010-2013: Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 2007-2010: Pediatric Residency, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey
  • 1997-2003: Pediatric Residency, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • 2003-2004: Chief Resident: University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

Research Interests:

Neonatal infection and immunity, Necrotizing enterocolitis, Quality improvement in the NICU

Clinical Speciality: