The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences

The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences

May 27, 2011 11:01 ET

The Michener Institute Opens Its Doors to the Public

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 27, 2011) -

ATTN: Health Editors/ News Editors/ Education Editors/ Lifestyle Editors

Discover what it takes to be a health care hero at The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences on May 28 during Doors Open Toronto.

We invite you to explore and learn about the history of health care and applied health education at The Michener Institute through our photography collection. Photography has always been an important part of Michener's archival process; our photo collection has over 10,000 images from 1960 to today. Through black & white and colour images, you will see a visual representation of the different ways health care, technology, and teaching methods have evolved over a 50 year period. Photos of our retired equipment will be on display for visitors to see and compare to the newer models currently used for teaching. You will be amazed to see just how much modern technology has changed applied health education and practice in Canada!

Michener will also be hosting our annual Open House from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. during Doors Open, which will give visitors an opportunity to learn about current applied health education first hand through interactive demonstrations from all 10 of Michener's full-time programs. Current students and faculty will be on hand to answer all your applied health questions.

What:Michener at Doors Open Toronto 2010 - FREE to the public!
Where:The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences
222 St. Patrick Street (Dundas and University – St. Patrick Station)
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1V4
When:Saturday, May 28, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last entrance at 4:30 p.m.)

About The Michener Institute

The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences is Canada's only post-secondary institution devoted exclusively to applied health science education. Since 1958, Michener has educated applied health professionals who serve a vital role in the country's health care sector in such fields as medical laboratory science, medical radiation sciences, respiratory therapy, chiropody, diagnostic cytology, genetics technology, ultrasound and cardiovascular perfusion.

Interprofessionalism, patient-centred learning and simulation-enhanced education are essentials of the Michener academic experience for over 5,000 full-time, part-time and continuing education students. The Michener Institute is publicly funded by the Province of Ontario, through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and further enriched through partnerships with universities, private sector companies and leading health care organizations. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • For more information about Michener, interview requests or
    media tours please contact:
    Katie Schrank, Communications Officer
    416-596-3101 ext. 3482