Graduate School
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria, 1998
Pediatric Residency
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 2005-2007
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship
The University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 2008-2011

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Medical Education
  • Neonatal Resuscitation
  • International Child Health


Publication Information

  • Okonkwo IR, Aneji C, Ekhaguere OA, Eyo-Ita EU, Okolo AA. Cost implication of CPAP use in low resource settings, surmounting the oxygen administration challenge [published online ahead of print, 2021 Sep 1]. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2021;1-7. doi:10.1080/14767058.2021.1949278
  • Fadhel Alvarez A, Patel SP, Brasher MI, Ruggiero JE, Aneji C. Langerhans cell histiocytosis: Presentation in a preterm neonate [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jun 22]. Cancer Rep (Hoboken). 2021;e1472. doi:10.1002/cnr2.1472
  • Maduka-Okafor FC, Okoye O, Ezegwui I, et al. Refractive Error and Visual Impairment Among School Children: Result of a South-Eastern Nigerian Regional Survey. Clin Ophthalmol. 2021;15:2345-2353. Published 2021 Jun 4. doi:10.2147/OPTH.S298929
  • Ezegwui IR, Oguego NC, Okoye OI, et al. Prevalence of refractive errors and visual impairment in school children in Enugu South-East Nigeria. Niger J Clin Pract. 2021;24(3):380-386. doi:10.4103/njcp.njcp_521_19
  • Aneji C, Okeke C, Muomalu C, Agwu E, Okoli C, Umeh R, Ajah U. What happens after helping babies breathe training is complete? A prospective cohort study of Nigerian health care workers. Niger J Paediatr 2021; 48(1) 34-38 doi: 10.4314/njp.v48i1.6
  • Aneji C, Hartman T, Olutunde O, et al. Implementing bubble continuous positive airway pressure in a lower middle-income country: a Nigerian experience. Pan Afr Med J. 2020;37:10. Published 2020 Sep 3. doi:10.11604/pamj.2020.37.10.24911
  • Al Hammoud R, Aneji C, Heresi G, Murphy JR, Pérez N. Perinatal HIV-1 Infection in an Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020;39(7):e117-e119. doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000002679
  • Tsakiri S, Aneji C, Domonoske C, Mazur L, Benjamin DK Jr, Wootton SH. Voriconazole Treatment for an Infant With Intractable Candida glabrata Meningitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018;37(10):999-1001. doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000002073
  • De Jesus-Rojas W, Mosquera RA, Samuels C, et al. The Effect of Comprehensive Medical Care on the Long-Term Outcomes of Children Discharged from the NICU with Tracheostomy. Open Respir Med J. 2018;12:39-49. Published 2018 Jul 31. doi:10.2174/1874306401812010039
  • Aneji CN, Northrup H, Au KS. Deep sequencing study of the MTHFR gene to identify variants associated with myelomeningocele. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2012;94(2):84-90. doi:10.1002/bdra.22884



ECFMG, 2004

American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 2007
American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2012

Neonatal Resuscitation Program, Hospital Based Instructor, 2011 – present

Helping Babies Breath, Master Trainer, 2012
Essential Care for Every Baby, Master Trainer, 2015
Helping Babies Survive, Master Trainer, 2015
Essential Care for Small Babies Master Trainer, 2016