Humberto Morales

Humberto C Morales , MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

MD

University of Cincinnati Medical Center
PO Box 670761
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0761
Phone 513-558-2043
Fax 514-558-1599
Email moralehc@UCMAIL.UC.EDU

Education

Medical School: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Escuela de Medicina de San Fernando Lima, Peru, (1993-1999)

Internship: Hospital Nacional Docente Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen Lima, Peru , (1999-2000)

Fellowship : Medical College of Georgia Augusta,GA, 2003 (Neuroradiology)

Residency: Universidad Nactional Mayor de San Marcos Lima, Peru, 2004 (Diagnostic Radiology )

Fellowship: , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, 2006 (Neuroradiology)

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Oh, 2008 (Pediatric Neuroradiology )

Fellowship : University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2008 (Neuroradiology)

Fewllowship: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2009 (Neuroradiology Research )

Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH , 2010 (Body Imaging )

Positions and Work Experience

07-01-2011 -To Present Staff Neuroradiologist, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

2010 -2011 Staff Neuroradiologist, Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

2010 -To Present Director of Radiology Resident Education, Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

2004 -2007 Staff Neuroradiologist, Magnetic Resonance Center (CEREMA),

2004 -2007 Teaching Instructor, Magnetic Resonance Center (Centro de Resonancia Magnetica-CEREMA). A teaching affiliate of San Marcos University, Lima, Peru

10-2006 - Diffusion and Perfusion in Neuroimaging, II International Course of Magnetic Resonance (CEREMA), Hotel Sofitel Royal Park

08-2006 - Physicial Basis of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Course, "Applications of the MRI", Rehabilitation Institute "Vigil" , Callao, Peru

11-2005 - Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Brain Granulomatous Diseases at "Tuberculosis: Clinical and Radiological Issues, Present and Future" Course, Cayetano Heredia National Hospital, Lima, Peru

07-2004 - Clinical Indications for Magnetic Resonance Imaging at State of the Art Course: Diagnostic Imaging and its Clinical Correlation Course, Peruvian Medical Federation, Lima, Peru

2000 -2001 Chief Physician, "La Merced" Health Center, Marginal-Urban and Rural Health Services (SERUMS), Ancash, Peru

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Verma S, Rajesh A, Morales H, et al (02-2011. ) Assessment of Aggressivness of Prostate Cancer: Correlation of Apparent Diffusion Coefficient with Histologic Grade after Radical Prostatectomy .Am J Roentgenol, , 196 (2 ) ,374-81

Morales H, Gaskill M (04-2010. ) Imaging of Common Primary Pediatric and Adult Brain Tumors .Sem Roentgenol, , 45 (2 ) ,92-106

Morales H, Jones B, Leach J, Abruzzo T (03-2010. ) Documented Development of a Dural Arteriovenous Fistula in an Infant Subsequent to Sinus Thrombosis: Case Report and Review of the Literature .Neuroradiology, , 52 (3 ) ,225-9

Morales H, Kwock L, Castillo M (09-2007. ) Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy of Pilomyxoid Astrocytomas .J Comput Assist Tomogr, , 31 (5 ) ,683-7

Morales H, Castillo M, Jewells V (01-2007. ) Praganglioma of the Sphenoid Sinus: Case Report and Review of Literature .Clin Imaging, , 31 (1 ) ,32-6

Fayed N, Olmos S, Morales, H, Modrego P (2006. ) Physicial Basis of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and its Application to Central Nervous System Diseases .Am J Appl Sci, , 3 (5 ) ,1836-45

Fayed N, Morales H, Modrego P (06-16-2006. ) Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Spectroscopy, Perfusion and Cerebral Diffusion in the Diagnosis of Brain Tumors .Rev Neurol, , 42 (12 ) ,734-42

Fayed N, Morales H, Modrego P (2006. ) Contrast/Noise Ratio on Conventional MRI and Choline/Creatine Ratio on Proton MR Spectroscopy Accurately Discriminate Low-Grade from High-Grade Cerebral Gliomas .Acad Radiol, , 13 ,728-37

Fayed N, Morales H, Modrego P, Munoz-Mingarro J (2006. ) Contrast/Noise Ratio on Conventional MRI and Choline/Creatin Ratio on Proton MR Spectroscopy Accurately Discriminate Low-Grade Cerebral Gliomas .Acad Radiol, , 13 ,229-35

Fayed N, Modrego P, Morales H (2006. ) Evidence of Brain Damage after High-altitutde Climbing by Means of Magnetic Resonance Imaging .AM J Med, , 119 ,168.e1-1688.e6

Fayed N, Morales H (2005. ) Imaging of the Central Nervous System .Quiron Medicina y Cirugia QMC, , 13 ,3-12

Alfaro D, Herrera G, Morales H, Figueroa C, Martinot C (2004. ) MRI Evluation of Brain Congenital Malformations .Revista Peruana de Radiologia, , 8 (20 ) ,48-62

Morales H, Munoz J, Castellanos A, Torres M, Trujillo N, Paz E (2003. ) Chest X-ray Findings that Predict the Hemodynamic State of Intensive Care Unit Patients .Revista Peruana de Radiologia, , 7 (18 ) ,51-58

Morales H (2003. ) The Vascular Pedicle of the Heart: Anatomy, Physiology and Technical Facotrs in the Chest X-ray .Revista Peruana de Radiologia, , 7 (18 ) ,48-50

Quevedo E, Tan J, Araujo G, Morales H, Tavara F (2003. ) Transjugular Liver Biopsy: Retrospective Study Perform on 71 Patients .Revista de Gastroenterologia del Peru, , 23 ,254-258

Mendiola M, Morales H, Contreras S (2000. ) Intralobar Bronchopulmonary Sequestration of the Right Lung in a Child: A Case Report .Anales de la Facultad de Medicina, , 61 (1 ) ,60-64

Verma, Sadhna; Rajesh, Arumugam; Morales, Humberto; Lemen, Lisa; Bills, Gordon; Delworth, Mark; Gaitonde, Krish; Ying, Jun; Samartunga, Ranasinghe; Lamba, Michael (2011. ) Assessment of aggressiveness of prostate cancer: correlation of apparent diffusion coefficient with histologic grade after radical prostatectomy.AJR. American journal of roentgenology, , 196 (2 ) ,374-81 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Gaskill-Shipley, Mary (2010. ) Imaging of common adult and pediatric primary brain tumors.Seminars in roentgenology, , 45 (2 ) ,92-106 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Jones, Blaise V; Leach, James L; Abruzzo, Todd A (2010. ) Documented development of a dural arteriovenous fistula in an infant subsequent to sinus thrombosis: case report and review of the literature.Neuroradiology, , 52 (3 ) ,225-9 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Kwock, Lester; Castillo, Mauricio Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy of pilomyxoid astrocytomas: case reports and comparison with pilocytic astrocytomas.Journal of computer assisted tomography, , 31 (5 ) ,682-7 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Castillo, Mauricio; Jewells, Valerie Paraganglioma of the sphenoid sinus: case report and review of literature.Clinical imaging, , 31 (1 ) ,32-6 More Information

Fayed, Nicolás; Morales, Humberto; Modrego, Pedro J; Pina, Miguel A (2006. ) Contrast/Noise ratio on conventional MRI and choline/creatine ratio on proton MRI spectroscopy accurately discriminate low-grade from high-grade cerebral gliomas.Academic radiology, , 13 (6 ) ,728-37 More Information

Fayed, Nicolás; Morales, Humberto; Modrego, Pedro J; Muñoz-Mingarro, Juan (2006. ) White matter proton MR spectroscopy in children with isolated developmental delay: does it mean delayed myelination?.Academic radiology, , 13 (2 ) ,229-35 More Information

Fayed, Nicolás; Modrego, Pedro J; Morales, Humberto (2006. ) Evidence of brain damage after high-altitude climbing by means of magnetic resonance imaging.The American journal of medicine, , 119 (2 ) ,168.e1-6 More Information

Quevedo, Ernesto; Tan, Jesús; Araujo, Gustavo; Morales, Humberto; Távara, Fabiola [Transjugular liver biopsy: retrospective study performed on 71 patients]. Revista de gastroenterología del Perú : órgano oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú, , 23 (4 ) ,254-8

Vuong SM, Jeong WJ, Morales H, Abruzzo TA (2016. ) Vascular Diseases of the Spinal Cord: Infarction, Hemorrhage, and Venous Congestive Myelopathy.Semin Ultrasound CT MR, , 37 (5 ) ,466 More Information

Morales H, Betts A (2016. ) Abnormal Spinal Cord Magnetic Resonance Signal: Approach to the Differential Diagnosis.Semin Ultrasound CT MR, , 37 (5 ) ,372 More Information

Diaz E, Morales H (2016. ) Spinal Cord Anatomy and Clinical Syndromes.Semin Ultrasound CT MR, , 37 (5 ) ,360 More Information

Morales H (2016. ) Letter From the Guest Editor: Spinal Cord Imaging. I: Anatomical, Pathophysiologic, and Clinical Correlate.Semin Ultrasound CT MR, , 37 (5 ) ,359 More Information

Morales H, Lemen L, Samaratunga R, Nguyen P, Tomsick T (2016. ) Effects of iodinated contrast on various magnetic resonance imaging sequences and field strength: Implications for characterization of hemorrhagic transformation in acute stroke therapy.World J Radiol, , 28 (8 ) ,6 More Information

Radhakrishnan R, Cornelius R, Cunnane MB, Golnik K, Morales H (2016. ) MR imaging findings of endophthalmitis.Neuroradiol J, , 29 (2 ) ,122 More Information

Horales H, Tomsick T (2015. ) Middle cerebellar peduncles: Magnetic resonance imaging and pathophysiologic correlate.World J Radiol, , 7 (12 ) ,438 More Information

Morales H (2018. ) Letter From the Guest Editor: Emergencies in Neuroradiology I: The Brain.Semin Ultrasound CT MR, , 39 (5 ) ,411 More Information

Morales H (2018. ) Pitfalls in the Imaging Interpretation of Intracranial Hemorrhage.Semin Ultrasound CT MR, , 39 (5 ) ,457 More Information

Morales H, Kong M (2018. ) Stroke Mimics: The Quest for Leptomeningeal Anastomoses and Isolated Diffusion-Weighted MR Signal.Semin Ultrasound CT MR, , 39 (5 ) ,425 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Kong, Marshall (2018. ) Stroke Mimics: The Quest for Leptomeningeal Anastomoses and Isolated Diffusion-Weigthed MR Signal.Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR, , 39 (5 ) ,425-440 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Lu, Aigang; Kurosawa, Yuko; Clark, Joseph F; Tomsick, Thomas (2017. ) Variable MR and pathologic patterns of hemorrhage after iodinated contrast infusion in MCA occlusion/reperfusion model.Journal of neurointerventional surgery, , 9 (12 ) ,1248-1252 More Information

Radhakrishnan, Rupa; Ahmed, Shamima; Tilden, Joshua Cole; Morales, Humberto (2017. ) Comparison of normal facial nerve enhancement at 3T MRI using gadobutrol and gadopentetate dimeglumine.The neuroradiology journal, , 30 (6 ) ,554-560 More Information

Morales, Humberto (2017. ) Letter from the Guest Editor: Spinal Cord Imaging II-Pediatrics and Advanced Techniques.Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR, , 38 (2 ) ,97 More Information

Diaz, Eric; Morales, Humberto (2016. ) Spinal Cord Anatomy and Clinical Syndromes.Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR, , 37 (5 ) ,360-71 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Marko, Nicholas; Brannock, Kritstina; Kanfi, Alisa; Chaudhary, Rekha (2019. ) Primary CNS Lymphoma Presenting as Enhancing Cortical Ribboning and Hemorrhage : Lessons from Atypical Presentation of a Usual Suspect.Clinical neuroradiology, , More Information

Morales, Humberto (2016. ) Letter From the Guest Editor: Spinal Cord Imaging. I: Anatomical, Pathophysiologic, and Clinical Correlate.Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR, , 37 (5 ) ,359 More Information

Morales, Humberto (2018. ) Infectious Spondylitis Mimics: Mechanisms of Disease and Imaging Findings.Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR, , 39 (6 ) ,587-604 More Information

Morales, Humberto (2018. ) Emergencies in Neuroradiology II: The Spine.Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR, , 39 (6 ) ,531 More Information

Radhakrishnan, Rupa; Cornelius, Rebecca; Cunnane, Mary Beth; Golnik, Karl; Morales, Humberto (2016. ) MR imaging findings of endophthalmitis.The neuroradiology journal, , 29 (2 ) ,122-9 More Information

Morales, Humberto (2018. ) Pitfalls in the Imaging Interpretation of Intracranial Hemorrhage.Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR, , 39 (5 ) ,457-468 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Tomsick, Thomas (2015. ) Middle cerebellar peduncles: Magnetic resonance imaging and pathophysiologic correlate.World journal of radiology, , 7 (12 ) ,438-47 More Information

Morales, Humberto (2018. ) Letter From the Guest Editor: Emergencies in Neuroradiology I: The Brain.Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR, , 39 (5 ) ,411 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Alfaro, David; Martinot, Carlos; Fayed, Nicolas; Gaskill-Shipley, Mary (2015. ) MR spectroscopy of intracranial tuberculomas: A singlet peak at 3.8?ppm as potential marker to differentiate them from malignant tumors.The neuroradiology journal, , 28 (3 ) ,294-302 More Information

Vuong, Shawn M; Jeong, William J; Morales, Humberto; Abruzzo, Todd A (2016. ) Vascular Diseases of the Spinal Cord: Infarction, Hemorrhage, and Venous Congestive Myelopathy.Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR, , 37 (5 ) ,466-81 More Information

Morales H (2018. ) Infectious Spondylitis Mimics: Mechanisms of Disease and Imaging Findings .Semin Ultrasound CT MR, , 39 (6 ) ,587 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Betts, Aaron (2016. ) Abnormal Spinal Cord Magnetic Resonance Signal: Approach to the Differential Diagnosis.Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR, , 37 (5 ) ,372-83 More Information

Morales H (2018. ) Emergencies in Neuroradiology II: The Spine .Semin Ultrasound CT MR, , 39 (6 ) ,531 More Information

Morales, Humberto; Lemen, Lisa; Samaratunga, Ranasinghage; Nguyen, Peter; Tomsick, Thomas (2016. ) Effects of iodinated contrast on various magnetic resonance imaging sequences and field strength: Implications for characterization of hemorrhagic transformation in acute stroke therapy.World journal of radiology, , 8 (6 ) ,588-93 More Information

Presentations

Poster Presentations

Oto A, Verma S, Rehani B, Yacoub J, Agrawal G, Eggener S, Morales (2010. ) Image-guided Prostate Biopsy: Conventional and Emerging Techniques (Education Exhibit) .Radiological Society of North America 2010 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. . Professional Meeting. .

Paper Presentations

Morales H, Verma S, Gaitonde K, Leach J (2010. ) Peripheral Zone Prostate Cancer: Characterization of Periprostatic Tissue/Neurovascular Bundle by Diffusion Tensor Imaging Improves Accuacy of MRI for Detection of Extracapsular Extension .Chicago, IL. Professional Meeting.

Morales H, Tomsick T, Lu A, Kurosawa Y, Clark J, Weiss KL, Leach J (2010. ) Nonionic Iso-Osmolar Contract Reduces Infarct Volume in a Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion/Reperfusion Model .Boston MA. Professional Meeting.

Morales H, Tomsick T, Morgan A, Lemen L, Samaratunga R (2010. ) Effects of Iodinated Contrast at High Magnetic Field: Implications for Acute Stroke Imaging .Boston, MA. Professional Meeting.

Weiss KL, Sun D, Morales H. Weiss DL (2008. ) Dual Energy CT Volumetric Overload: Optimized Display, Reformation and Analysis .New Orleans, LA. Professional Meeting.

Jones BV, Abruzzo T, Leach J, Morales H, Mangano F (2008. ) Documented Development of Dural Arteriovenous Fistula in an Infant Subsequent to Sinus Thrombosis .New Orleans, LA. Professional Meeting.

Fayed N, Modrego P, Morales, Castillo J (05-2006. ) The contribution of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Echoplanar Perfusion-weighted MIR in the Initial Assessment of Brain Tumours .Zaragoza, Spain. Professional Meeting.

Fayed N, Morales H (09-2005. ) The Contribution of Conventional MRI, Gadolinium Enhancement Intensity and MR Spectrosopcy in Predicting Histological Grade of Brain Tumors: Multivariate Analysis .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Fayed N, Morales H (09-2005. ) Comparative Study of Cerebral White Matter in Autism .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Morales H, Fayed N (09-2005. ) Sensibility of Susceptibility-Weighted MR Sequences in the Detection of Intracranial Hemorrhage .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Morales H, Fayed N (09-2005. ) The Contribution of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Children with Isolated Developmental Delay .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Morales H, Torres M, Trujillo N, et al (11-2002. ) Mammography and Ultrasound in the Differential Diagnosis of Phyllodes Tumor versus Fybroadenomas .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Maeda A, Morales H, Espinal P, Paredes V (11-2002. ) Mammographic Findings in Comedocarcinoma .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Mejia M, Cordova L, Basurco A, Villena J, Morales H, Picon J (10-2002. ) Vertebral Candidiasis: Case Report .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Moreno K, Morales H, Leon M, Rojas W, Quispe R, Ardiles E (08-2001. ) Epidemiologic Characteristics of Leishmaniasis in the "Callejon de los Conchucos" (Uco-Ancash) .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Morales H, Rafael A, Moreno K et al (04-2001. ) Clinical Characteristics of Selvatic Lesihmaniasis in Satipo Junin .Cuenca, Ecuador. Professional Meeting.

Morales H Rafael A, Moreno K et al (04-2001. ) Thoracocentesis Findings of Pleural Tuberculosis at the Alberto Sabogal Sologuren Hospital 1999 .Cuenca, Ecuador. Professional Meeting.

Rafael A, Morales H, Balbin J, Parra V, Tacuri P, Cuya W (04-2001. ) Clinical Characteristics of Pleural Tuberculosis at the Alberto Sabogal Sologuren Hospital 1999 .Cuenca, Ecuador. Professional Meeting.

Cabrera M, Paco O, Vera C, Morales H (04-2001. ) Epidemiology of Back Pain in the Primary Health Attention .Cuenca, Ecuador. Professional Meeting.

Morales, H, Moreno K, Rafael A (02-2001. ) Etiology and Clinic of the Acute Surgical Abdomen at the Satipo Hospital, Junin 1999-2000 .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Rafael A, Morales H (02-2001. ) Appendectomy Operative Findings at the Satipo Hospital, Junin 2000 .Lima Peru. Professional Meeting.

Morales H, Hernandez A, Moreno K et al (11-2000. ) Bone Marrow Findings in HIV Infected Patients at the Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen Hospital, 1998-2000 .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Morales H, Hernandez A, Moreno K et al (11-2000. ) Peripheral Blood Film Findings in HIV Infected Patients at the Guillermo Almenara Irigoyen Hospital, 1998-2000 .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Torres G, Briceno L, Morales H, Serrano II, Rutty A (11-2000. ) Clinical Characteristics and Managment of Acute Myocardial Infarction at theGuillermo Almenara Irigoyen Hospital .Lima, Peru. Professional Meeting.

Honors and Awards

2010 Co-Principal Investigator For "Prostate Cancer: Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Detection of Extracapsular Extension and Differentiation of Malignant Versus Benign Tissue." Society of Uroradiology (SUR) Type:Grant

2008 Principal Investigator For "Safety of iodinated contrast material in a middle-cerebral artery occlusion/reperfusion model." Neuroradiology Education and Research Foundation; Boston Scientific Fellowship in Cerebrovascular Disease Research, ASNR Grant

2006 First Award "Curie Prize" For "MRI Spectroscopic Evaluation of Children with Behavior and Developmental Problems" 10th Latin-American Congress of Radiologic Technologist; Rosario, Argentina

2005 First Award, "Juan Taveras Prize," Diagnostic Neuroradiology Research For: The Contribution of Conventional MRI, Gadolinium Enhancement Intensity and MR Spectroscopy in Predicting Histological Grade of Brain Tumors: Multivariate Analysis." XVII Congress of Hispanic American Society of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology; Lima, Peru

2003 Grant Awardee For "Chest X-Ray Findings that Predict the Hemodynamic State of Intensive Care Unit Patients." SCHERING National Grant for Radiology Resident Research

2000 Rank #8 of 308 Students in Class of 1992-1993 Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Escuela de Medicine de San Fernando

1995 First Award, Pharmacology Research Competition for Medical Students For: "The Action of Maracuya (Passiflora edulis) Juice in the Smooth Muscle of Guinea Pig Small Bowel." Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

Professional Affiliation

Member, American Society of Neuroradiology

Member, Hispanic American Society of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (SILAN)

Other Information

  • 1997 (August-September): Course: Assembly of Microcomputers, at the National University of Engineering, Lima-Perú.
  • 1991 (August-September): Course: FOX-BASE & CLIPPER (Programming Level), at the National University of Engineering, Lima-Perú.
  • 1991 (June-July): Course: DBASE III PLUS, at the National University of Engineering, Lima-Perú.
  • 1991 (April-May): Course: AUTOCAD, at the National University of Engineering, Lima-Perú.1990 (June-July): Course: MicroSoft Disk Operating System (MS-DOS), at the National University of Engineering, Lima-Perú.
  • 1990 (June-July): Course: MicroSoft Disk Operating System (MS-DOS), at the National University of Engineering, Lima-Perú.
  • Language:  Spanish, English
,

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0761
Phone: 513-558-2043
Fax: 514-558-1599
moralehc@UCMAIL.UC.EDU