Born in 1884 in Salvador, and her parents Michael Rodrigues and Clare Mitchell César de Morais.
He graduated in Medicine in December 1903, the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia.
He left for Europe in order to further his studies for four or five years, during which he attended the University of Hildelberg, Vienna and Paris.
In 1907 he returned to Brazil and was appointed Assistant professor of Ophthalmology Clinic, the National School of Medicine.
A year later, he returned to Europe, a new study trip.
In 1911 he was appointed Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology ordinary-rhino-laryngo-otology, Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, and remained so until 1915, the year immediately became a professor.
With the unfolding of the chair in two disciplines (Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology), Otolaryngology chose, and remained so until 1943.
Competent surgeon, practiced for the first time in Brazil, and laryngofissure labyrinthectomy, and was the first otolaryngologist to perform a total laryngectomy (1),
Reports Leal Edmundo de Freitas, work cited: "Edward Mitchell was an innovator and constant observer of the progress of medicine. Also gave evidence in Vienna, where the famous Haslinger dealt their students about the "diretoscópio" - a new device designed to per-oral endoscopopia, then launched a few months ago, saying it was an instrumental resource diagnosis still unknown. Eduardo Morales asked for the floor and says already have used it several times. Following the invitation of the Viennese professor, introduced the "diretoscópio" in a patient with the greatest ease and lets you set the exact point after which the states already be using, since its emergence in Bahia "(ibid.).
Deputy Director of the Faculty, from 1933 to 1943, replaced the owner several times, showing great administrative acumen.
Sá de Oliveira Carlos Morais defined as "clinical concept of exceptional and rare ability, teacher and orator of great merit exciting" (3).
Beside John Marinho (Rio de Janeiro) and Lindemberg (Sao Paulo), Carlos Morais laid the foundations of otolaryngology in Brazil, which emerged hundreds of experts across the country.
Member of the National Academy of Medicine and numerous national and foreign scientific institutions, Mangabeira Albernaz deserved this compliment: "A man who does not know what to admire more: the scientific value, if the surgical skill, if the teaching capacity, if love to work up the courage, altruism, selflessness. If all else he possessed, or if someone wanted to deny what I just said, was still intact its largest flower of glory: his school, the school oto-rhino-larynx of Bahia, School of Eduardo Morales "(2)
He died in his hometown in 1943.
1. Freitas, Leal Edmundo - Inaugural Address. Annals Academy of Medicine of Bahia. Volume VIII, September 1992.
2. Lacaz, Carlos Silva-Shades of Brazilian Medicine. São Paulo, 1966
3. Sá Oliveira, Eduardo - Historical Memory of the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia, concerning 1942. Salvador, 1992.