As director of pediatric neurology at Akron Children’s NeuroDevelopmental Science Center, Dr. Michael Kohrman is used to juggling a lot of responsibilities at work such as diagnosing, treating and helping patients manage diseases and conditions that affect the nervous system. While impressive, his patients often find his ability to juggle other things like tennis balls, stuffed […]
Although it has been 5 years since the bittersweet December day we got to come home, the holiday season always reminds us as a family of Akron Children’s Hospital and the love and care we received as our son Bryce spent 33 days in the pediatric intensive care unit. Bryce was life-flighted on AirBear with […]
Purple shirts. Purple ties. Purple scrubs, sweaters and dresses. Akron Children’s neurology and neurodevelopmental science team celebrated Purple Day, an international grassroots effort to build awareness for epilepsy.
Akron Children’s neurology patients will notice a brighter “neighborhood” feel on their next visit with colorful tulips, trees and birds on the walls and, more importantly, a more efficient, streamlined flow for getting in and out of appointments. The redesign of the neurology department is just the start of massive remodeling of the hospital’s neurodevelopmental science center.
If anyone needs an example of resilience, they need to look no further than 2-year-old Jack Lee. Jack arrived at the neonatal intensive care unit at Akron Children’s Hospital on Oct. 4, 2011 – 7 weeks premature and struggling to breathe.