When Megan and Matt Kohler participate in races, they like to run for a cause. Next month they’ll be running the Blue Line together for a cause that’s close to their hearts. “We are very excited to be running in the Akron half marathon and giving back to Akron Children’s Hospital because they are the […]
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.
John and Teresa Norris can tell you a thing or 2 about living under stress, and how it changed their perspective on life. Their daughter, Olivia, was born extremely premature in May 2016. She spent 332 days in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) at Akron Children’s Hospital and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Olivia’s airway was unusually […]
APP Award for Outstanding Physician Congratulations to Dr. James Besunder, pediatric intensivist and critical care division director, for being named the 2019 Outstanding Physician by the Advanced Practice Providers Awards Committee for his longstanding commitment to advanced practice providers. Ann Marie Brown, the first pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), had […]
The NeuroDevelopmental Science Center’s (NDSC) services for patients with tic and Tourette disorders was added to the Tourette Association of America’s (TAA) list of Centers of Excellence, in July, becoming one of the only centers in the Midwest with this designation and joining the ranks of institutions like Baylor, Johns Hopkins and Yale. According to […]
Whitney Romine may have one of the best jobs at Akron Children’s Hospital as volunteer office coordinator for the Doggie Brigade, sponsored by Milk-bone. She is also a supporter of the program, and Akron Children’s, through donations. She recently made a donation in memory of Roxie, her first therapy dog partner and in honor of […]
Ravenna resident Morgan Kainrad-Taylor knows first-hand the high level of care Akron Children’s Hospital provides its patients and families. “When I was 3, my parents noticed things were off with me so they took me to Akron Children’s,” said Morgan. “After some tests that night, the doctors discovered I had stage 2 acute lymphoblastic leukemia.” […]