When the alarm clock goes off at 4:45 a.m., most people rollover and hit snooze, but not Steven Davis, police officer for the Department of Public Safety at Akron Children’s Hospital. He knows if he doesn’t get up when the alarm goes off, his running buddy – and wife – will literally give him 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.
Arthur Brown’s early years doesn’t exactly fit the mold of many new parents. Instead of first smiles and precious giggles, he cried constantly in severe pain and fatigue. Instead of a focus on new milestones and first steps, the focus was on figuring out what was troubling him and getting him well. Much of his […]
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 […]
Dr. Oluwatosin Oladeinde is helping to build a strong future generation, one patient at a time. As a child, she quickly realized the importance of having a trusted adult or confidant to guide her through life’s ups and downs. Now as our newest pediatrician at Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Alliance, she feels it’s her turn […]
Like his doppelganger NBA hero LeBron James, Dr. Shaun Whisenant has the drive and passion to become a superstar of his profession. He loves working with children and helping others. In fact, volunteering with children has always been a part of his life — from tutoring and mentoring kids while growing up to now coaching […]
In the year since Akron Children’s Hospital made its first formal connection with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and other sexualities (LGBTQ+) community by participating in the 2018 Akron Pride Festival, a lot has happened. In June, Akron Children’s launched the Center for Gender-Affirming Medicine to help transgender and LGBTQ+ kids. The center includes […]