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Oscar worthy, for both their style and pediatric care

Just call him "Dr. Bow Tie," as a few of his patient do. Dr. Cohen, director of Neurology, began wearing bow ties while living in New York City in his late 20s. ""I like them because they are a bit different and not status quo. They are also fun to tie."

Sunday is Oscar night and, in Hollywood, they will be rolling out the red carpet for stars dropping names like Valentino, Chanel, Dior and McQueen. At Akron Children’s Hospital, we combine style with mission. Our clothing choices typically communicate 2 things – “We love our jobs” and “We love kids.” Take a look at a few of Akron Children’s own style makers.

Special kids get a special Valentine’s surprise

the-valentine-project

Five years ago, Gregory Margida, 21, and his sister, Michaela, 26, wanted to do something special at Valentine’s Day for children with cancer. They were touched by the children they had met while volunteering at Akron Children’s Camp Quality, a summer camp for kids with cancer and their siblings.

Bright, healthy smiles are dream of volunteer dental hygienist

Dental hygiene

Two days a week, Maddie Davidson travels through the halls of the Locust Pediatric Care Group (LPCG) carrying an oversized toothbrush and model of the mouth. When patients have a few minutes before or after their appointment, she uses the opportunity to demonstrate proper brushing and flossing and answers questions about dental health.

Boy’s hospital room is where Christmas wishes, wedding vows unite

Something's missing! Nurse Angela Slates presents Sarah with a piece of white "wedding"cake from the hospital cafeteria.

Sarah Lewis, 27, and Bill Cramer, 28, chose Christmas morning as the date and their 4-year-old son’s hospital room as the setting for their wedding.

NICU grad and her mom deliver gifts of hope

Kamryn Wokojance delivers Christmas trees to NICU families

For Amy Wokojance, Christmas just isn’t Christmas until her family makes its annual visit to Akron Children’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) delivering decorated miniature trees to every baby.

Santa always makes time for these special children

Craniofacial Holidy Party

The smiles say it all. The annual holiday party for Akron Children’s Craniofacial Clinic Parent Network brought lots of good cheer for nearly 200 patients and their parents and siblings last Friday evening. The kids enjoyed a magician, crafts, a pizza dinner and the ever-popular giant parachute that inspires seemingly endless bursts of competitive energy. […]