Seven-year-old Morgan Robertson calls her triplet siblings “my boys” in quite a mother-like fashion. When they’re being cooperative, that is. “When she’s mad, it’s ‘the brothers,’” her mother, Kelly Robertson, explained. Morgan is the boss, mom said, and has been since the three were in the Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley NICU nearly eight years […]
There’s a lot going on at Akron Children’s and in pediatric healthcare, in general, and this section is designed to help keep you in the know.
Father-son bonding activities take on many forms like watching sports, camping and concert going. But, for Jeff and Christopher Roche, the bond they forged in a pediatric cancer patient room has been life-changing and the reason why Jeff became a Children’s Champion for the Akron Children’s Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series. “I’m running to celebrate […]
Giant Eagle’s eighth annual register campaign raised more than $130,000 for the hematology-oncology programs at Akron Children’s Hospital’s two campuses. Representatives from Giant Eagle presented a check for more than $46,000 to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley on Aug. 23. The funds will be used to benefit the Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley Center for […]
When children, teens and young adults question their sexual orientation or gender identity, they look for answers. Resolving their uncertainty and concerns around identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) can cause a lot of confusion and angst for teens and loved ones. That’s one reason Akron Children’s Hospital’s Division of Adolescent Medicine participated […]
Shortly after the Beeghly campus opened in 2008, Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley stepped into the batter’s box, looking to hit a grand slam with its first athletic partnership. And they did with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, a short-season Class A minor league affiliate of the Cleveland Indians based in Niles. Now in its 10th […]
Bert Hackenberg is no stranger to the Akron Marathon, having run in all 15 races since its inception, but this year, as a Children’s Champion, there’s more meaning behind Bert’s stride. “I love the Akron Marathon…it’s my favorite out of the 50-plus I’ve run,” said Bert Hackenberg of Lake Township. “It’s a world class event […]