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 […]
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They say events that happen in a person’s childhood – even seemingly insignificant ones – can directly impact how that person feels and acts as an adult. For our newest child psychiatrist, Dr. Susan Neilan, perhaps growing up with 3 older brothers taught her how to connect with others. Or, maybe the goodness of her […]
Pediatric surgeon Avraham Schlager still remembers the anticipation he felt awaiting surgery as an 11-year-old boy at NYU Hospital. The day not only influenced his interest in pediatric surgery, but also introduced him to a surgeon who he would later work alongside as a resident surgeon 20 years later.
It’s just another day for veteran nurse Cheryl Stanley as she prepares a very anxious 5 year old for sedation. Stanley, clinical coordinator for sedation services at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus, greets Waymond with a warm smile and reassuring words. After chatting with his mom, Stanley finds some common ground – Waymond attends the same school […]
Registered radiology technologists Brock Baumberger, Heather Parsons and Kadi Untch started their careers at Akron Children’s while students at the University of Akron and Akron Children’s Radiography School. Today the 3 are full-time employees in the radiology department, specializing in different imaging technologies.
A self-described “jack of all trades,” Dr. Putt joined Akron Children’s in 2009 as director of outpatient therapy services in a role that is as unique as he is. “I feel like you need to feed your soul with things you’re passionate about,” he said. “I like to build and grow programs. I love to teach. I picked the areas of psychology that I’m passionate about and am lucky enough to have a position that caters to that.”