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Osteoporosis; postmenopausal health; hormones; cancer prevention; cardiovascular disease prevention
Dr. Moira Kapral is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is cross-appointed to the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. She is a Senior Scientist ICES and the Toronto General Research Institute. She is a staff physician in internal medicine at the Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, and a member of the Center for Excellence in Skeletal Health. She holds a Mid-Career Investigator Award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Her research focuses on women’s health, the evaluation of stroke care and outcomes in different populations and on the association between osteoporosis and stroke.
Health services research; stroke; women’s health
Dr. Adrian Lau obtained his medical degree in 2007 at the University of Toronto, where he also completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine, and Endocrinology and Metabolism. In 2016, he obtained his Masters of Science in Community Health (Health Practitioner Teacher Education program) at the University of Toronto.
He is actively involved in teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is currently a tutor for first year undergraduate medical students, for clinical skills and case-based learning.
Dr. Lau is also involved with the osteoporosis community nationally and internationally. He is currently serving as a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of The International Society For Clinical Densitometry since 2017, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of Osteoporosis Canada since 2018.
Osteoporosis; metabolic bone diseases
Mission: To understand how bones and muscles interact with joints in normal health and during the development and progression of arthritis.
Imaging; epidemiology; structural equation modelling; musculoskeletal health; data programming