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 […]
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.
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 […]
Not many people can say they’ve known what they wanted to do for a living since the tender age of 5, but Dr. Stephen Cosby remembers the moment vividly after receiving a toy doctor’s kit from a relative. “I would go around giving pretend shots and dispensing pretend pills to my family,” he said. As […]
Growing up in a very small, poor village in northeastern China, Sihe Wang, PhD., DABCC, witnessed too many people suffering with too little medical attention. Since then, it has been his lifelong dream to help people afflicted with disease. As the new director of clinical laboratories at Akron Children’s Hospital, he’s making his dream a […]
A child with diabetes may have anxiety but it is not exactly the same anxiety as a child with cancer. A child who is overweight may have self esteem issues but they play out differently than a child with cerebral palsy. And while the parents of children with life-threatening conditions may have much in common, […]