A little extra effort by Michener student goes a long way for patient

A little extra effort and a close eye from a student sonographer had a big impact on the life of one patient. Now, that patient, Mr. W, who asked that his name not be used, is extending his gratitude to a recent Ultrasound graduate from The Michener Institute of Education at UHN for her instrumental…

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Meet Michener’s Valedictorian for the Class of 2017

With less than two weeks to Convocation, more than 200 Michener students from fields including Medical Laboratory Sciences, Respiratory Therapy, Medical Radiation Sciences, Chiropody and Ultrasound are preparing to graduate and enter their chosen professions. For Medical Laboratory Science graduand and 2017 Valedictorian Judy Tran, she’s just getting started. As a student, Judy was the…

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Dr. Winston Isaac receives Honorary Diploma in Health Sciences

Dr. Winston Isaac has always had a passion for teaching. It’s a passion he first realized shortly after finishing high school in St. Kitts-Nevis in the Caribbean, tutoring his peers in math, basic sciences and accounting. It continued after he arrived in Canada when he enrolled in the Respiratory Technology program in the early 1970s,…

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Philanthropic work of Michener alumni has global impact

What diseases or conditions do you think have some of the highest mortality rates? Different kinds of cancers or infectious diseases might come to mind, but according to Michener alumnus Laura Lee Kozody, the answer may surprise you. Diabetic foot ulcers, a major complication related to diabetes, have higher five-year rates of mortality than breast,…

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The Michener Institute Celebrates the Class of 2016

Eryl Fraser isn’t sure what led her into healthcare. After she graduated from the University of Toronto in 2011 with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree specializing in biology with a minor in English, she says she found herself in Michener’s Medical Laboratory Science program thanks to an interest in medical testing and, as much…

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Recognizing excellence and accomplishments at the 2015 Student Awards Ceremony

Every year, Michener comes together to celebrate the achievements of its students and the generosity of its donors. The annual Student Awards Ceremony, held on Wednesday, November 4, honoured scholarship and award recipients, and the donors who help contribute to academic success at Michener. This year, the Student Awards Ceremony was also an opportunity to…

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Going boldly

Embrace challenges and practice excellence More than 20 years after her scientific mission to space on the Space Shuttle Discovery, famed Canadian astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar landed at Michener’s convocation ceremony on June 27 to deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2015. The first neurologist in space, Dr. Bondar’s contributions to science and…

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Congratulations Class of 2015!

Michener celebrates the Class of 2015 On Saturday, June 27, the Michener community came together to honour the Class of 2015, recognizing all the hard work that led them to graduation and celebrating the passion and curiosity that will guide them throughout their careers. “Curiosity presents us with challenges,” noted Dr. Roberta Bondar, keynote speaker…

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Scholarship awards dedicated students with the opportunity to achieve dreams

Registered Respiratory Therapist Kyoom Abdool has been deeply involved with Michener over the past 40 years. As a proud Michener grad, Kyoom joined Michener’s Respiratory Therapy program as an instructor and served as a member of Michener’s Board of Governors. In 2013, Kyoom decided to help aspiring graduates by partnering with Trudell Medical Marketing Limited…

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