Mercerina (Myrene) Lychek


Myrene is a front-line clinician with over sixteen years experience at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto. Her passion and commitment as a life-long learner/educator have been inspired by opportunities to teach student occupational therapists, colleagues, patients, and their families.​

Professional Affiliations 

  • Occupational therapist – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Practice-Based Researcher – Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Lecturer (Status-Only), Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy – University of Toronto 
  • Vice-Chair, OTA/PTA Professional Advisory Committee – Centennial College 
  • Co-topic editor, Occupational Therapy & Knowledge Translation – OT Now

Health Promotion/Community Engagement

  • Member, Road Watch Committee – Richmond Hill (2017-2018)
  • Research Assistant, Community Engaged Scholarship Institute – University of Guelph (2016-2018)

Educational Background

Public Health Area of Interest

Health equity, health policy, patient engagement, and interprofessional education

Favourite Aspect of the Program to Date

Exploring “wicked” problems via peer discussion and collaborative projects