Prof. Dr. Helio Silva Autran de Morais, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Dr. Helio Autran de Morais graduated from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil and completed a PhD and a dual residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the Ohio State University in the USA. He is Board Certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialties of Cardiology and Internal Medicine.
Dr. de Morais is currently a Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine and the Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Oregon State University in the USA. He is also the Head of the Interventional Radiology Service. Dr. de Morais has special interest in vector-borne and emergency infectious diseases, geriatric medicine, nephrology, and cardiopulmonary medicine. He has published extensively, with more than 70 articles and 70 book chapters, including chapters in:
• Bonagura: Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy (XII, XII, XIV e XV)
• Ettinger & Feldman: Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine
• Tilley & Smith: Five Minutes Veterinary Consult
• Côté: Clinical Veterinary Advisor
• Mazzaferro: Clinical Companion to Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Emergency and Critical Care
• DiBartola: Fluid Therapy in Small Animal Practice
• Tranquilli et al: Lumb & Jones’ Veterinary Anesthesia
• Willard et al: Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods
• Fenner: Quick Reference Veterinary Medicine
• Sherding: The Cat: Diseases and Clinical Management.
Dr. de Morais was the guest editor for the Veterinary Clinics of North America on "Advances in Fluids, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders" for the May 2008 and March 2017 issues.
Since 2006, he is the Associate Editor for Cardiology and Internal Medicine for the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. de Morais speaks frequently at the Annual Forum of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and has lectured extensively in North and South America, Europe and Africa. He has delivered the “Key-note Address” at the World Veterinary Congress in Tunis and the “State-of-the-Art Address” at the World Congress of the WSAVA in Granada.