Megan Foster is always on the move. Maybe it’s because of her ADHD or maybe it’s because her passion for life runs deep. But whatever the reason, on her days off you can find her busy completing remodeling projects with her husband on their 1920s home or on the Towpath training for a marathon. Her […]
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.
Growing up, Dr. Wendy Millis dreamed of becoming a lawyer. Though her life and desires ultimately took a different path, she is still living out her dream of advising, advocating and partnering with families to positively impact their lives through medicine. As our newest pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Lorain, Dr. Millis is honored […]
Paul Oliver may not be a native of the Mahoning Valley but he says the 20 years he has lived there is the longest he has resided in one place. He credits his strong ties to the area as one of the reasons he was selected to succeed Sharon Hrina as vice president of Akron […]
When Akron Children’s was founded more than 130 years ago, Akron and the surrounding region already had a reputation as a place that was open to racial and cultural diversity. For example, Sojourner Truth, a woman born into slavery who became a human rights advocate, had given one of the most famous abolitionist and women’s […]
Dr. James Fitzgibbon, adolescent medicine specialist, originally wanted to be a chemist like his father, but it was his conversations with and mutual respect for teens that led him into adolescent medicine. As the oldest of 13 children, including a set of triplets and twins, Dr. Fitz, as he’s known at Akron Children’s, related […]
No question about it, Blair Mayfield’s career highlight occurred when one of her patients showed up for her 3-year wellness checkup dressed as Blair herself, complete with a lab coat and stethoscope. The tiny admirer explained the reason behind her outfit was that she wanted to be just like “Dr. Blair” when she grew up. […]