RINJ dot OrgThe RINJ Foundation Announces New Board Member


MEDIA RELEASE - July 19, 2013

ANNOUNCEMENT - RINJ Board Of Directors Appointment 
Micheal O'Brien, Executive Director of the RINJ Foundation has announced the election and appointment  of Dr. Simon McGrail to the Board of Directors of The RINJ Foundation.

Born in Manchester, England Dr. Simon McGrail obtained his medical degree there where he also began his intense specialty training. While training to be a doctor, Simon played professional Soccer in Division 1 in England and dated an aide to Queen Elizabeth. Despite this "charmed" life, Simon uprooted to Michigan and later Toronto. His love of sports stayed with him,  as he became the physician to the Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey League from 1977 until 1994, which included all the Team Canada World Championships. 

 Dr. McGrail became a professor and department chief of Otolaryngology, University of Toronto, and later at the Wellesley Hospital from 1967-1987. He is a general ear, nose, and throat surgeon with particular emphasis on head and neck cancer and facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. His curriculum vitae is extensive, with numerous publications and lectures atributed to him around the globe. 

Said Mr. O'Brien about the appointment, "Dr. McGrail has already made a substantial contribution to the RINJ Foundation by his encouragement and sage advice. The Board looks forward to working with him for many years to come."