Media Advisory - Michener Institute & University Health Network merge to create groundbreaking education model

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - One of Canada's largest hospitals and Ontario's only post-secondary school dedicated solely to applied health sciences announce their merger. The Michener Institute of Education at UHN is uniquely positioned to educate currently in-demand applied health professionals while solving health labour force challenges by anticipating, designing and delivering training for future health professions.

What:         

News Conference, Photo Op, Interviews, Simulation tour



Where:          

Michener Institute of Education at UHN


222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto


Auditorium, First Floor



When:                       

February 3, 2016


12:00 to 1:00 p.m.



Who:

  • Han Dong, MPP for Trinity-Spadina, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities
  • Cliff Nordal, Chair of the UHN Board Education Committee
  • Dr. Peter Pisters, CEO, University Health Network
  • Dr. Brian Hodges, Executive Vice President Education, UHN
  • Amanda Betts, Genetics Technology student, Michener Institute of Education at UHN
  • Maureen Adamson, Former CEO, Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences

SOURCE The Michener Institute

For further information: Anita Lo, Senior Communications Advisor, The Michener Institute of Education at UHN, t. 416.596.3206, e. alo@michener.ca; Ana Gajic, Public Affairs Associate, University Health Network, t. 416.340.4800 ext.4011, e. ana.gajic@uhn.ca

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