Dr. Moira Kapral is a professor in the Department of Medicine and holds the Mr. Mak Pak Chiu and Mrs. Mak-Soo Lai Hing Chair in General Internal Medicine. She is a staff physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University Health Network (UHN)/Mount Sinai Hospital. She served as internal medicine clerkship coordinator (1998-2004) and site director for the Internal Medicine Postgraduate Program (2005-2008) at the Toronto General Hospital. She has received prestigious University of Toronto awards including the Mary Hollington Award for Teaching, the Aikens Award for Teaching and the Wightman-Berris Academy Award for Teaching. She also received numerous UHN awards including the Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, the J.G. Scott Teacher of the Year Award, the W.H. Anderson Award for Individual Teaching Excellence, and the Young Attending Teacher Award.
Her research focus is on stroke health services research and she is a senior scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and the Toronto General Research Institute. She has held almost $14 million in grant funding as well as national career awards from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (2006-2011) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (2011-2016). Dr. Kapral was the co-principal investigator of the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network/Ontario Stroke Registry.