As the mom of 4 kids ages 15, 14, 12 and 11, Kathy Primavera was already good at balancing life-on-the-go when she accepted the job as Akron Children’s first home care nurse for the Mahoning Valley in 2011. “Akron Children’s Beeghly campus had only been open for a few years when I came on board,” […]
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 a former rugby player for Loyola University Chicago, new physician Amanda Gogol-Tagliaferro knows how to win as a team. In rugby, it was with tries, goals and good defense. But as a pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Fairlawn, Dr. GT, as her patients call her, and her team have one goal – […]
With 73 years combined service to Akron Children’s among them, medical assistant Susan Gardner-Hill and nurses Teri Stevenson, Mary Ann Hayden and Holly Luzader have a lot of experience sticking people with needles. And, if you ask them, they’ll tell you starting IVs, drawing blood and placing PICCs (Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters) are their favorite […]
Every third Saturday, new and expectant parents congregate at the South Arlington United Methodist Church in Akron. It looks like a big play date, but it’s actually part of a program designed to prevent birth defects, prematurity and infant mortality. The program is Stork’s Nest, where clients earn points for attending educational sessions on preconception, […]
For Dr. Jessica Foster, it’s never too early to start thinking about her NCAA basketball bracket winners. Perhaps it’s because one of her Final 4 picks always includes her alma matter, the University of Kansas Jayhawks. As a Kansas native and NCAA basketball enthusiast, it may not have been easy moving to Buckeye Nation, but […]
Dr. Tatiana Gurevich-Panigrahi appreciates the arts, especially playing and listening to classical music. Her favorite piece doesn’t come from Bach or Beethoven, though. It’s the sound of a newborn baby crying that’s truly music to her ears. Meet Dr. Gurevich-Panigrahi, one of Akron Children’s newest hospitalists who works at Wooster Community Hospital. Her patients call […]