Nkiruka Chuba

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Assistant Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
School of Medicine


B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2011, Public Health, Minor in Global Poverty
M.D., Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, 2017
M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health, 2016, Quantitative Methods Concentration in Women, Gender and Health
Residency, University of California, Los Angeles, 2021, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Phone: (714) 456-6853
Fax: (714) 456-7180
Email: nchuba@hs.uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
3800 W. Chapman Ave
Suite 3400
Mail Code: 3200
Orange, CA 92868
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Academic Distinctions
UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE
2021 – present Dean’s Scholar - LEAD-ABC
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

2020-present Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Council co-leader University of California, Irvine Department of OB/GYN

2018-2019 House Staff Representative for Fellowships University of Louisville, Department of OB/GYN

2016-2017 Administrative Chief Resident
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Department of OB/GYN

2015-2017 Obstetric Quality Assurance Committee Gynecology Quality Assurance Review Committee
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Department of OB/GYN

2014-2017 Graduate Medical Education Committee – Resident Representative Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Department of OB/GYN

2012 Co-Leader, OBGYN Interest Group
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

2012 Co-Founder, Intersect
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

2010 Student Mentor, Women’s Health Undergraduate Research Internship (WHURI)
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
Appointments
2019 - present
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California, Irvine
School of Medicine

2020-present
Leadership Education to Advance Diversity-African, Black and Caribbean
(LEAD-ABC) Faculty
University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine

2021-present
Clinical Foundations Dean’s Scholar
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

2021-present
Patient and Community Engagement (PACE) Preceptor
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Awards and Honors
2021 University of California, Irvine, Excellence in Education Award in Obstetrics
and Gynecology
2018 University of Louisville Outstanding Clinical Rotation in Obstetrics and
Gynecology Award
2016 Stanford Golden Apple Resident Teaching Award
2014 Stanford Golden Apple Resident Teaching Award
2010 Dean’s Summer Research Fellowship
2007-2008 Scholar, Duke University Post-baccalaureate Research Education
Program
2007 Academic Excellence Honors – Molecular, Cell & Developmental
Biology at University of California, Santa Cruz
2007 Recognition of Achievement in Undergraduate Research, Undergraduate
Research Symposium
2006 Scholar, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research
Opportunity Program
2005-2007 Scholar, Minority Access to Research Careers
Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLES, PEER REVIEWED

1. Cullen MW, McCully RB, Widmer RJ, Schroeder DR, Salonen BR, Raslau D, Sundsted KK, Mohabbat AB, Dougan BM, Bierle DM, Widmer A, Banerjee D, Gaba P, Tellez R, Garvan CK, Pellikka PA, Mauck KF. Preoperative Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography and Clinical Factors for Assessment of Cardiac Risk after Noncardiac Surgery. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2020;33(4):423-432. PMID: 32089383

2. Banerjee D, Gelaye B, Zhong QY, Sanchez SE, Williams MA. Childhood abuse and adult-onset asthma among Peruvian women. J Asthma. 2018 Apr;55(4):430-436. Epub 2017 Sep 5. PMID: 28650748

3. Banerjee D, Roeker LE, Grogan M, Swiecicki P, Poterucha J, Heimbach J, Zeldenrust S, Gertz M, Edwards B, Daly R, Klarich KW, Dispenzieri A. Outcomes of patients with familial transthyretin amyloidosis after liver transplantation. Prog Transplant. 2017 Sep;27(3):246-250. Epub 2017 Jul 4. PMID: 29187090

4. Banerjee D, Langstraat C, Janco JM, Weaver AL, McGree ME, Lemens MA, Podratz KC,
Bakkum-Gamez JN. Outcomes of splenectomy during primary cytoreductive surgery in ovarian cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Oct; 221(4):S98-9.

5. Eric L Ding, Kathleen T Watson, Nancy Bui, Leila Makarechi, Leslie Lang, Marta R Prescott, Sha'Tia N Safford, Dipti Banerjee, Harold W Campbell, Josh A Rushakoff, Daniel
Last updated
09/19/2022