Diego Morita

Diego Morita , MD

Assistant Professor

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
Phone 513-636-4222
Email diego.morita@cchmc.org

Education

Medical Degree: University of Buenos Aires

Residency: Buenos Aires British Hospital (Pediatrics)

Residency: Miami Children's Hospital

Residency: University of Cincinnati

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Child Neurology)

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy)

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Epilepsy Clinical Neuropharmacology)

Research and Practice Interests

Epilepsy, Therapeutic Drug Management, Pharmacogenetics

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Fujiwara, Hisako; Greiner, Hansel M; Hemasilpin, Nat; Lee, Ki Hyeong; Holland-Bouley, Katherine; Arthur, Todd; Morita, Diego; Jain, Sejal V; Mangano, Francesco T; Degrauw, Ton; Rose, Douglas F (2011. ) Ictal MEG onset source localization compared to intracranial EEG and outcome: Improved epilepsy presurgical evaluation in pediatrics.Epilepsy research, , More Information

Modi, Avani C; Guilfoyle, Shanna M; Morita, Diego A; Glauser, Tracy A (2011. ) Development and reliability of a correction factor for parent-reported adherence to pediatric antiepileptic drug therapy.Epilepsia, , 52 (2 ) ,370-6 More Information

Modi, Avani C; King, Andrea S; Monahan, Sally R; Koumoutsos, Julie E; Morita, Diego A; Glauser, Tracy A (2009. ) Even a single seizure negatively impacts pediatric health-related quality of life.Epilepsia, , 50 (9 ) ,2110-6 More Information

Modi, Avani C; Morita, Diego A; Glauser, Tracy A (2008. ) One-month adherence in children with new-onset epilepsy: white-coat compliance does not occur.Pediatrics, , 121 (4 ) ,e961-6 More Information

Vannest, Jennifer; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Eaton, Kenneth P; Henkel, David M; Morita, Diego; Glauser, Tracy A; Byars, Anna W; Patel, Krishna; Holland, Scott K (2012. ) Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Reveals Changes in Language Localization in Children With Benign Childhood Epilepsy With Centrotemporal Spikes.Journal of child neurology, , More Information

Fountain, Nathan B; Van Ness, Paul C; Bennett, Amy; Absher, John; Patel, Anup D; Sheth, Kevin N; Gloss, David S; Morita, Diego A; Stecker, Mona (2015. ) Quality improvement in neurology: Epilepsy Update Quality Measurement Set.Neurology, , 84 (14 ) ,1483-7 More Information

Junger, Katherine W; Morita, Diego; Modi, Avani C (2015. ) The Pediatric Epilepsy Side Effects Questionnaire: Establishing clinically meaningful change.Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, , 45 ,101-4 More Information

Morita, Diego A; Glauser, Tracy A; Modi, Avani C (2012. ) Development and validation of the Pediatric Epilepsy Side Effects Questionnaire.Neurology, , 79 (12 ) ,1252-8 More Information

Honors and Awards

1988 -1989 U.B.A. Research Scholarship

1990 -1991 Julio Poliacoff Research Scholarship

1991 C.A.D.I.E. Scholarship for Medical Students

1992 Honor Diploma for Academic Excellence, University of Buenos Aires

Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2002-2003, 2002

Post Graduate Training and Education

Residency, Pediatrics, Buenos Aires British Hospital, , Buenos Aires, Argentina

Residency, Pediatrics, Miami Children's Hospital, , Miami, FL.

Residency, Neurology, University of Cincinnati, , Cincinnati, OH

Fellowship, Child Neurology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, , Cincinnati, OH

Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, , Cincinnati, OH

Fellowship, Epilepsy Clinical Neuropharmacology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, , Cincinnati, OH

Contact Information

Academic - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45229
Phone: 513-636-4222
diego.morita@cchmc.org