Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s social work recognition awards! Sharon Blackledge, LISW-S, for the Denis Hessoun Award for Professional Growth and Development Heather Lanfranchi, LISW, for the Vicki Allan Award for Social Work Services Cindy King, LISW-S, for the Mary Frances Ahern Award for Social Work Dedication According to Shelley Walker, director of […]
From the way we build connections with our patients to the way we push the limits of medicine, working at Akron Children’s Hospital is a one-of-a-kind experience.
Congratulations to Cynthia Grand, MSN, RN, NNP-BC, neonatal nurse practitioner, for being named the 2018 recipient of the Debra Lee Seiber Nursing Excellence Award. The award, which was created in memory of longtime nurse practitioner Deb Seiber, who passed away in 2013 and worked in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Summa, is presented […]
In the Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, Brandon Perez, 6, busies himself with a game on his tablet while his mother asks questions about his treatment in her native language. Pediatric oncologist Dr. Prasad Bodas and resident Dr. Nicholas Ferris work in a few Spanish phrases and words they know, but […]
Someone once told Dr. Anita Jeyakumar that if she believes in herself and is the best she can be, everything else will fall into place. Since then, she has lived by this mantra and credits it for helping her get to where she is today — Akron Children’s new director of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Jeyakumar […]
Training to become a pediatrician is about more than just knowing how to diagnose and treat an illness. It’s also about recognizing when patients and families could use the support of community agencies to help them with things like developmental or cognitive delays, hearing and speech support, housing and food, and even literacy. It’s one […]
Dr. Tania Markarian believes her role on this earth is to live with an intention to do good, a purpose to contribute positively to mankind and an awareness of opportunities she’s given each day to extend a helping hand. That’s why the giving spirit of Akron Children’s Hospital’s new pediatric dentist — in the Celeste […]