Daniel R. Morra, MD

Date Of Birth
Nov 15 1970

Place Of Birth
Jersey City, New Jersey

Residence
Mascoutah, Illinois

Family
Wife, Amy, and sons, Jack, Nicholas and Luke

Education
1988 - 1992
Drew University (Madison, NJ)
BA in Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude with Honors in Chemistry

1992 - 1996
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (Piscataway, NJ)
MD degree

Postdoctoral Training
1996 - 1999
Pediatric Residency
AI duPont Hospital for Children (Wilmington, DE)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Philadelphia, PA)

Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Licensure and Board Certification
Illinois medical license, 036-106660, active

Missouri medical license, 2002009364, active

New Jersey medical license, MA068951, inactive

Pennsylvania medical license, MD-066846-L, inactive

Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, October 19, 1999

Re-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, 2006 and 2013
Ongoing Maintenance of Certification by the American Board of Pediatrics since 2013

Academic & Administrative Appointments
Pediatric Hospitalist, St. Louis Children's Hospital Emergency Department and nstructor in Pediatrics, Washington University in St. Louis

(2019 - additional pediatric coverage at Memorial East Hospital, Shiloh, IL, and Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL)

Hospital Appointments
Medical Staff, St. Joseph's Hospital, Breese, Illinois

Medical Staff, Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Illinois

Medical Staff, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Medical Staff, Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Past Hospital Appointments
Membership resigned at Shriners Hospital for Children (employed there as staff pediatrician from July 2002 - November 2004)

Membership resigned at St. Elizabeth's Hospital and Memorial Hospital (both in Belleville, IL) - privileges during part-time position at Children's Medical Associates, Ltd. in Belleville, IL from 2002-2004, relocated to current practice in Breese

Membership resigned at the Medical Center of Ocean County (Brick, NJ) and Community Medical Center (Toms River, NJ) - hospital appts while in private practice in New Jersey (July 1999 - June 2002)

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)
Continuing member of Phi Beta Kappa, a college honor society

Special Interests Within Pediatrics
• newborn (congenital) hearing loss, the use of universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS), and subsequent interventions depending on degree of hearing loss
• sports medicine and care of the pediatric athlete
• developmental and behavioral pediatrics, especially in the areas of ADHD, learning disabilities, other school problems, and speech and language problems
• childhood obesity, its diagnosis and management

Publication(s)
"RC - A Case of Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency, The Most Common Genetically Acquired Urea Cycle Defect". Delaware Medical Journal, August 2000.