Abigail Dinh is just the woman to blaze the trail as Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley’s first certified nurse practitioner in perioperative surgery to screen children for upcoming operations. While the hospital’s main campus has always provided perioperative evaluations, patient families in Boardman can now receive this service in their community. Prior to joining the […]
From the way we build connections with our patients to the way we push the limits of medicine, working at Akron Children’s Hospital is a one-of-a-kind experience.
By the time Alice Balasco, laboratory data analyst, completed high school, she knew she wanted to work in a laboratory. Alice’s neighbor was a lab manager at a community hospital and helped her get a part-time job in the lab washing glassware. The experience exposed Alice to the vital role laboratory professionals play in health […]
Nearly 18 months before the planned start of construction of a $30-plus million Beeghly campus emergency department addition, a major lean initiative kicked off with a goal of shaving 15 percent off the estimated project costs. At its heart was a full-scale cardboard mock-up of the space in a former Kmart Super Store temporarily rented […]
Akron Children’s has been blessed to have many nurses throughout its 131-year history who have left an indelible imprint and helped the hospital’s nursing program evolve through their leadership and accomplishments. Janet Rogers, director of nursing, critical care, emergency department, behavioral health and transitional care, and Nancy Mosca, director of nursing professional practice, are two […]
It’s not often a medical student gets the unique opportunity to train under a favorite childhood physician. But, Nicole Naples is fortunate to have been able to do exactly that while attending graduate school at the University of Cincinnati. As a matter of fact, it was this special time she spent learning from Dr. Matthew […]
Pediatric nurse Danielle Freeman spends her days taking care of little ones at Akron Children’s Hospital. But, she hadn’t even entered the doors of the hospital on Tuesday when she was called into duty helping some especially little ones – a family of ducklings who had tumbled down into a sewer on the hospital campus, […]