As a physician, Dr. Jackie Lickliter cares for kids at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Boardman and Warren West as if they were her own. Personally, she takes that promise one step further by helping foster kids in ways medicine can’t – with her time and friendship. When Dr. Lickliter isn’t busy tending to her patients, […]
New physician, Dr. Jessica Tattershall, isn’t afraid of hard work – from becoming the first in her family to graduate from college to fixing up an old house to save money for medical school – or the satisfaction that comes with a job well done. It’s this same drive and ambition that motivates her today […]
Before Dr. Yolanda Moore-Forbes was caring for kids at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, she had the opportunity to showcase her skills as a physician on an episode of the former PBS hit Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. While she was a good neighbor on the show, Dr. Moore-Forbes feels more at home in our North Canton office […]
When you spend less time driving to appointments, you have more time for the moments that matter. That’s why Akron Children’s helps ensure that busy families don’t have to go far for expert pediatric care. In Mansfield, Akron Children’s offers quick and easy access to primary care, urgent care, cardiology, maternal fetal medicine, orthopedics, outpatient […]
Local Wooster families know Dr. Shellie Russell as a committed and loving pediatrician. But, what many don’t know is her legacy as one of the founders of the Wayne County Children’s Advocacy Center. Having recently received the Wayne County Women’s Network Athena Award, it’s unlikely that will be the case any longer. The annual award […]
The transition to solid foods is a milestone for your little one, adding some nutrition, variety and texture to her diet. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Sabrina Ben-Zion, MD, a pediatrician for Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics in Wadsworth, discusses when and how the transition should take place.