Chinua C Ukwuani
Title Instructor
Institution Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
School School of Nursing
Address 1731 E. 120th Street

Education & Training
NIH Awarded Grants
Project TitleProject NumberFY
1. Steward AM, Wiggs E, Lindstrom T, Ukwuani S, Ryan E, Tayebi N, Roshan Lal T, Lopez G, Schiffmann R, Sidransky E. Variation in cognitive function over time in Gaucher disease type 3. Neurology. 2019 12 10; 93(24):e2272-e2283.
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2. Lawing C, Margalit A, Ukwuani G, Sponseller PD. Predicting Late Follow-up and Understanding Its Consequences in Growth Modulation for Pediatric Lower Limb Deformities. J Pediatr Orthop. 2019 Jul; 39(6):295-301.
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3. Stone AV, Mehta N, Beck EC, Waterman BR, Chahla J, Ukwuani G, Nho SJ. Comparable patient-reported outcomes in females with or without joint hypermobility after hip arthroscopy and capsular plication for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome. J Hip Preserv Surg. 2019 Jan; 6(1):33-40.
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4. Ukwuani GC, Waterman BR, Nwachukwu BU, Beck EC, Kunze KN, Harris JD, Nho SJ. Return to Dance and Predictors of Outcome After Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome. Arthroscopy. 2019 04; 35(4):1101-1108.e3.
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5. Saltzman BM, Louie PK, Clapp IM, Beck EC, Neal WH, Ukwuani GC, Nho SJ. Assessment of Association Between Spino-Pelvic Parameters and Outcomes Following Gluteus Medius Repair. Arthroscopy. 2019 04; 35(4):1092-1098.
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6. Simon SL, Bailey SM, Beck HL, Boice JD, Bouville A, Brill AB, Cornforth MN, Inskip PD, McKenna MJ, Mumma MT, Salazar SI, Ukwuani A. Estimation of Radiation Doses to U.S. Military Test Participants from Nuclear Testing: A Comparison of Historical Film-Badge Measurements, Dose Reconstruction and Retrospective Biodosimetry. Radiat Res. 2019 04; 191(4):297-310.
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7. Waterman BR, Chen A, Neal WH, Beck EC, Ukwuani G, Clapp IM, Domb BG, Nho SJ. Intra-articular Volume Reduction With Arthroscopic Plication for Capsular Laxity of the Hip: A Cadaveric Comparison of Two Surgical Techniques. Arthroscopy. 2019 02; 35(2):471-477.
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8. Basques BA, Waterman BR, Ukwuani G, Beck EC, Neal WH, Friel NA, Stone AV, Nho SJ. Preoperative Symptom Duration Is Associated With Outcomes After Hip Arthroscopy. Am J Sports Med. 2019 01; 47(1):131-137.
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9. Gross AM, Singh G, Akshintala S, Baldwin A, Dombi E, Ukwuani S, Goodwin A, Liewehr DJ, Steinberg SM, Widemann BC. Association of plexiform neurofibroma volume changes and development of clinical morbidities in neurofibromatosis 1. Neuro Oncol. 2018 11 12; 20(12):1643-1651.
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10. Waterman BR, Ukwuani G, Clapp I, Malloy P, Neal WH, Nho SJ. Return to Golf After Arthroscopic Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome. Arthroscopy. 2018 12; 34(12):3187-3193.e1.
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11. Tao W, Ukwuani AT, Agyeman F. Recovery of ammonia in anaerobic digestate using vacuum thermal stripping - acid absorption process: scale-up considerations. Water Sci Technol. 2018 Sep; 78(3-4):878-885.
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12. Cvetanovich GL, Ukwuani G, Kuhns B, Weber AE, Beck E, Nho SJ. Antegrade Femoral Nail Distal Interlocking Screw Causing Rupture of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament and Patellar Instability. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2018 Jul; 47(7).
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13. Lansdown DA, Kunze K, Ukwuani G, Waterman BR, Nho SJ. The Importance of Comprehensive Cam Correction: Radiographic Parameters Are Predictive of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures at 2 Years After Hip Arthroscopy. Am J Sports Med. 2018 07; 46(9):2072-2078.
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14. Riff AJ, Ukwuani G, Clapp I, Movassaghi K, Kelly DM, Nho SJ. High Rate of Return to High-Intensity Interval Training After Arthroscopic Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome. Am J Sports Med. 2018 09; 46(11):2594-2600.
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15. Lansdown DA, Ukwuani G, Kuhns B, Harris JD, Nho SJ. Self-reported Mental Disorders Negatively Influence Surgical Outcomes After Arthroscopic Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 May; 6(5):2325967118773312.
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16. Frank RM, Ukwuani G, Chahla J, Batko B, Bush-Joseph CA, Nho SJ. High Rate of Return to Swimming After Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement. Arthroscopy. 2018 05; 34(5):1471-1477.
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17. Agwu NP, Awosan KJ, Ukwuani SI, Oyibo EU, Makusidi MA, Ajala RA. Awareness and attitude to deceased kidney donation among health-care workers in Sokoto, Nigeria. Ann Afr Med. 2018 Apr-Jun; 17(2):75-81.
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18. Cvetanovich GL, Saltzman BM, Ukwuani G, Frank RM, Verma NN, Bush-Joseph CA, Nho SJ. Anatomy of the Pudendal Nerve and Other Neural Structures Around the Proximal Hamstring Origin in Males. Arthroscopy. 2018 07; 34(7):2105-2110.
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19. Frank RM, Ukwuani G, Allison B, Clapp I, Nho SJ. High Rate of Return to Yoga for Athletes After Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome. Sports Health. 2018 Sep/Oct; 10(5):434-440.
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20. Frank RM, Ukwuani G, Clapp I, Chahla J, Nho SJ. High Rate of Return to Cycling After Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome. Sports Health. 2018 May/Jun; 10(3):259-265.
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21. Saltzman BM, Ukwuani G, Makhni EC, Stephens JP, Nho SJ. The Effect of Platelet-Rich Fibrin Matrix at the Time of Gluteus Medius Repair: A Retrospective Comparative Study. Arthroscopy. 2018 03; 34(3):832-841.
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22. Nho SJ, Ukwuani G, Harris JD. Editorial: Hip Arthroscopy. Front Surg. 2017; 4:29.
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23. Makhni EC, Stone AV, Ukwuani GC, Zuke W, Garabekyan T, Mei-Dan O, Nho SJ. A Critical Review: Management and Surgical Options for Articular Defects in the Hip. Clin Sports Med. 2017 Jul; 36(3):573-586.
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24. Friel N, Ukwuani G, Nho SJ. Current Techniques in Treating Femoroacetabular Impingement: Capsular Repair and Plication. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2017 Jan/Feb; 46(1):49-54.
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25. Ukwuani AT, Tao W. Developing a vacuum thermal stripping - acid absorption process for ammonia recovery from anaerobic digester effluent. Water Res. 2016 Dec 01; 106:108-115.
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26. Abubakar U, Liman HM, Makusidi AM, Agwu NP, Opara AC, Musa N, Nazish PA, Jamalu IR, Opara OO, Ukwuani SI. Arterovenous fistula creation using the brachial artery and cubital fossa veins: a viable option in our environment. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2015 Jan; 26(1):135-6.
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27. Chah JM, Dimelu MU, Ukwuani SU. Institutional and production characteristics among smallholder pig producers in Enugu State, Nigeria. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2014 Oct; 46(7):1173-6.
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28. Ukwuani FA, Tsui AO, Suchindran CM. Condom use for preventing HIV infection/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: a comparative multilevel analysis of Uganda and Tanzania. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2003 Oct 01; 34(2):203-13.
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29. Ukwuani FA, Suchindran CM. Implications of women's work for child nutritional status in sub-Saharan Africa: a case study of Nigeria. Soc Sci Med. 2003 May; 56(10):2109-21.
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30. Ukwuani FA, Suchindran CM, Cornwell GT. Influences of mother's work, childhood place of residence, and exposure to media on breast-feeding patterns: experience of Nigeria and Uganda. Soc Biol. 2001 Spring-Summer; 48(1-2):1-20.
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