Five-year-old Mallory Maughan had been practicing all week, commented her mother, Jill. “She’s taking this very seriously,” said Maughan, about her family’s opportunity to help cut the ribbon to celebrate Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley’s latest addition – a 51,000-square-foot expansion set to open July 11. On Thurs., June 15, Maughan explained to a crowd […]
Jill Smith, nurse practitioner, outpatient pre-surgery, has been named the 2017 Pediatric Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) for her years of devoted service as program advisor to the organization. Nominated by the president of the Ohio chapter, Smith was lauded for her […]
The 2017 Akron Children’s Hero Patients joined more than 2,000 runners at the National Interstate 8k & 1 Mile race Sat., June 24 to kick off the first of 3 events in the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series. This year, the National Interstate 8K & 1 Mile race featured 18-year-old Keegan “Big Red” […]
In March 2017, Akron Children’s Hospital will break ground on a 230,000-square-foot addition to the Considine Professional Building. The new building will bring together all of our outpatient clinics on the Akron campus. Learn more. See photos below and drone footage from the project.
Just a few years ago the incidence of Lyme disease was relatively low in Ohio. But today, it’s a very different story according to Blaise Congeni, MD, director of pediatric infectious disease at Akron Children’s Hospital. “I’m getting calls literally every day related to Lyme disease,” said Dr. Congeni. The statistics are startling: in 2010, […]
Homemade tortilla chips are fun and easy to make – about 25 minutes to prep and cook. Ingredients 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 8-10 corn tortillas 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 cup salsa (optional) Directions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Put the oil in a small bowl and, using a pastry brush, lightly brush the […]