From day 1, Abigail “Abby” MacCurtain had 2 distinct features – a bright smile and noisy breathing. While her trademark smile brought joy, her noisy breathing took her on a medical journey that, ultimately, brought her from Boston to the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute at Akron Children’s Hospital. At the time, new parents Greg […]
Mike Bole knows how quickly life can change. The 44-year-old accountant and financial aid officer from Louisville, Ohio, had few worries. Happily married and father of a 5 year old and 8 year old, he was an active and involved family man. Living in a neighborhood with many senior citizens, including his parents, he was […]
Happily living in New York City and working as a hospital administrator, life couldn’t have been better for 28-yar-old Claire “Missy” Geisler – that is until mitochondrial disease changed everything.
Missy, who is now 49, was diagnosed 10 years ago with mitochondrial myopathy, a common disease in patients with a primary mitochondrial disorder.
Sunday is Oscar night and, in Hollywood, they will be rolling out the red carpet for stars dropping names like Valentino, Chanel, Dior and McQueen. At Akron Children’s Hospital, we combine style with mission. Our clothing choices typically communicate 2 things – “We love our jobs” and “We love kids.” Take a look at a few of Akron Children’s own style makers.
In this year’s TV campaign, we’ve turned the camera on our doctors, so you can see how intensely they care for every child – and family – they treat. One of these doctors is Bruce H. Cohen. He’s the division director of Neurology at Akron Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cohen specializes in researching and treating mitochondrial […]