The very nature of the word “crisis” means you cannot plan for it and it can happen anytime or anywhere. But, for 10 years now, parents of children in a mental or behavioral health crisis know help is just a phone call or ER visit away. A mental health assessment and referral service, Psychiatric Intake […]
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.
As director of pediatric neurology at Akron Children’s NeuroDevelopmental Science Center, Dr. Michael Kohrman is used to juggling a lot of responsibilities at work such as diagnosing, treating and helping patients manage diseases and conditions that affect the nervous system. While impressive, his patients often find his ability to juggle other things like tennis balls, stuffed […]
Like other movie lovers, Danielle Dimengo will tune into the Academy Awards on Feb. 26. But as she watches the crop of contemporary actors and filmmakers claim their Oscars, she may be tempted to switch channels to Turner Classic Movies (TCM). For this 29 year old’s true affection lies with the stars and movies of […]
One of life’s cardinal rules is that things don’t always go according to plan. Sometimes life has a way of throwing you the occasional curve ball, but you learn it’s what you make of those situations that can help carve a new path. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurse Amanda Ellis knows this lesson firsthand. […]
Ann-Marie Brown‘s roots to Akron Children’s Hospital run deep. When she says, “This place is in my blood,” she isn’t kidding. Her mom, Mary Ellen Butler, the longtime clinical coordinator for the radiology tech school, worked at Akron Children’s for 22 years. And, over Ann-Marie’s own 30-plus year tenure at the hospital, she’s held 2 […]
When kids visit the Celeste Myers Dental Clinic at Akron Children’s and meet a light-hearted dentist who thinks he resembles a piece of asparagus, even the most nervous patient has to smile. From easing anxiety to teaching kids how to care for their teeth during a checkup, Dr. Jeffrey Berlin knows how to put […]