Helio de Morais

Dr. Helio de Morais
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Interim Director
Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Associate Professor
Small Animal Internal Medicine

Magruder Hall
541-737-6847
541-737-6879 (fax)
Helio.deMorais@oregonstate.edu

Education and Professional Training: 
  • DVM, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (1982)
  • MS, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil (1987)
  • Specialist in Physiology, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil (1988)
  • PhD, Ohio State University (1995)
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Ohio State University (1989-1992)
  • Cardiology Residency, Ohio State University (1992-1994)
  • AAHA Veterinary Management Institute - Krannert School of Management, Purdue University (2012-2013)

Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine (1993)
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Specialty of Cardiology (1994)

 

Professional and Research Interests: 

Clinical

  • Infectious diseases
  • nephrology and fluid therapy
  • cardiopulmonary medicine

Research

  • Vector-borne and emerging infectious diseases
  • interrelationship between acid-base and electrolyte disorders

Other Activities

  • Associate Editor of Small Animal Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

 

Selected Publications: 

Articles

  • Vieira RF, Biondo AW, Guimarães AM, dos Santos AP, dos Santos RP, Dutra RH, Diniz PP, de Morais HA, Messick JB, Labruna MB, Vidotto O. Ehrlichiosis in Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology: 20(1):1-12, 2011
  • Teixeira MA, Gonçalves MLL, Riediger IN, Prosser CS, Silva SFC, Biesdorf SM, Erdmann PR, de Morais HA, Biondo AW. Sorologia negativa e PCR positivo: importância da biologia molecular para diagnóstico precoce de leptospirose aguda no cão. Clínica Veterinária, 73:44-48, 2008.
  • Diniz PPVP, Schwartz DS, de Morais HA, Breitschwerdt EB. Surveillance for zoonotic vector-borne infections using sick dogs from southeastern Brazil. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 7(4): 689-697, 2007
  • de Morais HA. Canine influenza: Risks, management, and prevention. Veterinary Medicine, 101 (11):714, 2006
  • Trapp SM, Messick JB, Vidotto O, Jojima, FS, de Morais HA. Babesia gibsoni genotype Asia in dogs from Brazil. Veterinary Parasitology, 141(1-2):177-180, 2006.
  • Trapp SM, Dagnone AS, Vidotto O, Freire, RL, Amude AM, de Morais HA. Seroepidemiology of Canine Babesiosis and Ehrlichiosis in a Hospital Population. Veterinary Parasitology, 140(3-4):223-230, 2006
  • Saito TB, Alfieri AA, Negrão FJ, de Morais HA, Alfieri AF. Optimization and evaluation of the RT-PCR assay for ante and post-mortem detection of canine distemper virus infection. Veterinária & Zootecnia, 13(1): 63-72, 2006. A

Books

  • de Morais HA, DiBartola SP (eds). Advances in Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders. Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice, 38(3):423-753, 2008. Contents; Japanese Translation

Book Chapters

  • de Morais HA, Argyle D, O’Brien RT. Diseases of spleen. In: Ettinger SJ and Feldman EC (eds). Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 7th ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2009. in press.

  • de Morais HA, DiBartola SP. Acid-base disorders. In: Bonagura JD and Twedt D (eds). Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIV. 14th ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier-Saunders, 2008, p: 54-61.

  • de Morais HA, DiBartola SP. Amyloidosis. In: Tilley LP and Smith FK (eds). Five Minute Veterinary Consult. 4th ed. Ames, Blackwell, 2007, p:64-65.
  • de Morais HA, DiBartola SP. Alkalosis, Metabolic. In: Tilley LP and Smith FK (eds). Five Minute Veterinary Consult. 4th ed. Ames, Blackwell, 2007, p:54-55.
  • de Morais HA. Acidosis, Metabolic. In: Tilley LP and Smith FK (eds). Five Minute Veterinary Consult. 4th ed. Ames, Blackwell, 2007, p:12-13.
  • Muir WW, de Morais HA. Acid-base physiology. In: Thurmon JC, Tranquilli WJ, Benson GJ (eds). Lumb and Jones' Veterinary Anesthesia. 4th ed. Ames, Blackwell, 2007. chapter 7, p:169-182.
  • Green B, de Morais HA. Weight loss. In: Côté E (ed). Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats. Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2007, p:1162-1164.
  • de Morais HA, Biondo AW. Disorders of chloride: Hyperchloremia and hypochloremia. In: DiBartola SP (ed). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders. 3rd ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2006, chap 4, p:80-90.
  • DiBartola SP, de Morais HA. Disorders of potassium: Hypokalemia and hyperkalemia. In: DiBartola SP (ed). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders. 3rd ed, Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2006, chap 5, p:91-121.
  • Johnson RA, de Morais HA. Respiratory acid-base disorders. In: DiBartola SP (ed). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders. 3rd ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2006, chap 11, p:283-296.
  • de Morais HA, Leisewitz A. Mixed acid-base disorders. In: DiBartola SP (ed). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders. 3rd ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2006, chap 12, p:296-309.
  • de Morais HA, Constable, PD. Strong ion approach to acid-base disorders. In: DiBartola SP (ed). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders. 3rd ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2006, chap 13, p:310-321.
  • Bonagura JD, Lehmkuhl LB, de Morais HA. Fluid and diuretic therapy in heart failure. In: DiBartola SP (ed). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders. 3rd ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2006, chap 21, p:490-518.
  • de Morais HA, Schwartz DS. Pathophysiology of heart failure. In: Ettinger SJ and Feldman EC (eds). Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 6th ed., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 2005. p:914-940.
  • de Morais HA, O’Brien RT. Non-neoplastic diseases of spleen. In: Ettinger SJ and Feldman EC (eds). Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 6th ed., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 2005. p:1944-1951.
  • Faria MLE, de Morais HA. Abordaje del gato en la emergencia. In: Minovich FG, Paludi AE, Rossano MJ (eds). Libro de Medicina Felina Práctica. 2nd ed. Buenos Aires, Royal Canin, 2004. p:27-40.
  • de Morais HA. Fluidoterapia. In: Minovich FG, Paludi AE, Rossano MJ (eds). Libro de Medicina Felina Práctica. 2nd ed. Buenos Aires, Royal Canin, 2004. p:65-82.
  • DiBartola SP, Green RA, de Morais HA, Willard MD. Electrolytes and acid-base disorders. In: Willard MD, Tvedten H (ed). Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods. 4th ed. Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 2004, p:117-135.
  • de Morais HA. Doenças brônquicas em gatos: Asma e bronquite crônica. In: Souza HJM (ed). Coletâneas em Medicina e Cirurgia Felina. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, LF Livros, 2003, p:147-154.

Publications

2011
da Vieira RFC, Biondo AW, Guimarães AMSá, Dos Santos AP, dos Santos RP, Dutra LH, de Diniz PPVP, de Morais HA, Messick JB, Labruna MB et al..  2011.  Ehrlichiosis in Brazil.. Revista brasileira de parasitologia veterinária = Brazilian journal of veterinary parasitology : Órgão Oficial do Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária. 20(1):1-12. Abstract
2009
Biondo AW, Dos Santos AP, Guimarães AMSá, da Vieira RFC, Vidotto O, de Macieira DB, Almosny NRP, Molento MB, Timenetsky J, de Morais HA et al..  2009.  A review of the occurrence of hemoplasmas (hemotrophic mycoplasmas) in Brazil.. Revista brasileira de parasitologia veterinária = Brazilian journal of veterinary parasitology : Órgão Oficial do Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária. 18(3):1-7. Abstract
2008
Diniz PPVP, de Morais HA, Breitschwerdt EB, Schwartz DS.  2008.  Serum cardiac troponin I concentration in dogs with ehrlichiosis.. Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 22(5):1136-43. Abstract
Kaae J, de Morais HA.  2008.  Anion gap and strong ion gap: a quick reference.. The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 38(3):443-7,viii. Abstract
Biondo AW, de Morais HA.  2008.  Chloride: a quick reference.. The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 38(3):459-65,viii. Abstract
Kogika MM, de Morais HA.  2008.  Hyperkalemia: a quick reference.. The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 38(3):477-80,viii. Abstract
de Morais HA, DiBartola SP.  2008.  Hypernatremia: a quick reference.. The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 38(3):485-9,ix. Abstract
Kogika MM, de Morais HA.  2008.  Hypokalemia: a quick reference.. The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 38(3):481-4,ix. Abstract
de Morais HA, DiBartola SP.  2008.  Hyponatremia: a quick reference.. The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 38(3):491-5,ix. Abstract