Diego Morita

Diego Morita

Assistant Professor

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, ,

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

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

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

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, ,

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

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

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

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