Dr. Tania Markarian believes her role on this earth is to live with an intention to do good, a purpose to contribute positively to mankind and an awareness of opportunities she’s given each day to extend a helping hand. That’s why the giving spirit of Akron Children’s Hospital’s new pediatric dentist — in the Celeste […]
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.
Not many people can say they’ve known what they wanted to do for a living since the tender age of 5, but Dr. Stephen Cosby remembers the moment vividly after receiving a toy doctor’s kit from a relative. “I would go around giving pretend shots and dispensing pretend pills to my family,” he said. As […]
Growing up in a very small, poor village in northeastern China, Sihe Wang, PhD., DABCC, witnessed too many people suffering with too little medical attention. Since then, it has been his lifelong dream to help people afflicted with disease. As the new director of clinical laboratories at Akron Children’s Hospital, he’s making his dream a […]
A child with diabetes may have anxiety but it is not exactly the same anxiety as a child with cancer. A child who is overweight may have self esteem issues but they play out differently than a child with cerebral palsy. And while the parents of children with life-threatening conditions may have much in common, […]
Congratulations to Heather Lanfranchi, oncology social worker, who received the Medical Professional of the Year award for Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana for the northeast Ohio region. According to Make-A-Wish, this award is given to a person who has shown dedication to their mission as well as passion for improving the lives of wish kids […]
Members of our medical staff gathered to honor retirees, as well as those who will be retiring later this year. “The many contributions of our retiring medical staff members will continue to have a lasting impact on our organization,” said Dr. Laura Pollauf, Medical Staff President who formally recognized each honoree and presented them with […]