On May 31, Akron Children’s Hospital will hold its first Research Day. Hosted by the Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute, Research Day will highlight impactful research performed by physicians, scientists and trainees at Akron Children’s. “Research Day will provide a glimpse into our vision to build a research program that makes a powerful impact on […]
There’s a lot going on at Akron Children’s and in pediatric healthcare, in general, and this section is designed to help keep you in the know.
One piece of advice that resonated with Barry and Rachel Wardle when their premature-born twins first arrived in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) was to constantly let them know of your presence. “Talk to them, touch them, read to them, let them hear your voice. They’ll fight harder if they know you’re here,” Barry […]
On Thursday, May 2, current and past members of our Medical Staff gathered at Portage Country Club to honor recent retirees, as well as those who will be retiring later this year. Past Medical Staff President Dr. P. Cooper White started this annual event, which is now in its third year, to recognize the contributions […]
Melissa Krager wasn’t a runner in 2011 when she accepted her sister-in-law’s invitation to run a 5k race. When she crossed the finish line, she realized she wasn’t done. Her running journey had just begun. “I’d never run before and went into that 5k thinking if she could do it, I could do it, why not […]
Congratulations to Grace Wakulchik, president and CEO, for being named one of the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio’s 2019 Women of Distinction. This year’s award recipients were selected for their achievements as business, community and civic leaders dedicated to supporting opportunities for women and girls. The awards, which were established to help raise funds […]
Calling all kids with a creative mind for fun, tasty flavors of ice cream! Have you mixed up a few ingredients at home and wish you could make it by the gallon to share with friends? Now you can! For the third year, Chill Artisan Ice Cream is partnering with Akron Children’s Hospital to provide our […]