Fact Sheet

The Michener Institute of Education at UHN is a registered charitable organization, incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario. In accordance with the Corporations Act, The Michener Institute is legally governed by a Board of Governors. As a not-for-profit charitable organization, The Michener Institute also falls under the regulations of the Charities Act and the Charitable Gifts Act. It is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

President & CEO Dr. Peter Pisters
Executive Vice-President Education Dr. Brian Hodges
Executive Vice-President Operations
and Human Resources
Emma Pavolv
Chair, Board of Governors Cliff Nordal, BSc, MBA, FCCHSE, FACHE
Total Enrolment 2014:

Advanced Diploma – 591

Graduate Diploma – 109

Advanced Certificate Diploma – 85

Graduate Certificate – 71

Continuing Education – 4042

Academic Programs

Anesthesia Assistant

Cardiovascular Perfusion Technology


Diagnostic Cytology

Genetics Technology

Imaging Informatics

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Medical Laboratory Science

Medical Radiation Sciences:

  • Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Technology
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radiological Technology

Physician Assistant

Respiratory Therapy


Academic Partnerships & Affiliations 

Association of Canadian Community Colleges

Association of Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of Ontario

College of Science, Technology & Applied Arts of Trinidad & Tobago

Dalhousie University, Halifax

INHOLLAND University, Netherlands

Laurentian University, Sudbury

Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Sudbury

University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa

University of Rajasthan, India

University of Toronto, Toronto

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Association of Applied Health Professions

College of Chiropodists of Ontario College of Medical Laboratory Technologists

College of Medical Radiation Technology of Ontario

College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario

Past Presidents

Maureen Adamson, BBA, MBA, ICD.D

August 2014 – December 2015

Dr. Paul Gamble, BSc (Hons), BA, MHSc, DrPH

October 2003 – September 2012

Dr. Renate Krakauer, BScPhm, MES, EdD

October 1994 – October 2003

Dr. Diana Michener Schatz, BA Biochemistry & Physiology, PhD Biochemistry, Certified Clinical Chemist

1958 – October 1994