Just as her all-time favorite TV show, “Friends,” promises: Dr. Jenny White will be there for you, especially kids. She not only fights for their health here as Akron Children’s newest pediatrician, but she also has gone on mission trips to Honduras, Dominican Republic and Peru to care for kids in need around the globe. […]
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.
Boston Red Sox fan Dr. Michael DiSano hit a homerun when he joined Akron Children’s team as our newest pediatric epileptologist in our NeuroDevelopmental Science Center. While he loves anything baseball and rooting on his current home team, the Cleveland Indians (just as long as they’re not playing the Red Sox), he’s most passionate about […]
Building strong academic partnerships is one of the ways Akron Children’s Hospital adds strength and depth to its research organization. Some of the most innovative, productive research often results from gifted clinicians and scientists who share ideas and resources in the pursuit of a common research goal. In his dual role as a senior scientist […]
How do children cope after experiencing a traumatic event like a car accident or gun violence? Are there symptoms that can be identified to prevent post-traumatic stress in kids? Questions like these have motivated a team of researchers at Akron Children’s Hospital and Kent State University for more than 20 years. While their body of […]
Kellie Svendsen, pulmonary function tech in the Robert T. Stone, MD, Respiratory Center, was recently honored with The PHIL (Pulmonary Health and Illnesses of the Lungs) Award for excellence in respiratory therapy. The PHIL award is the only nationally recognized hospital-based recognition program dedicated to honoring outstanding respiratory therapists who provide exemplary care and treatment for […]
Missy McClain is passionate about her job advocating for kids and educating teachers on trauma informed care. Having experienced a traumatic childhood herself, she knows firsthand what some of these kids are facing. “It’s important for teachers to understand the impact physical and social trauma has on a child’s ability to focus and learn,” said […]