You know the saying, “Choose a profession you love and you’ll never work another day in your life.”? Dr. Christine Pasquarella is living proof of that. Akron Children’s newest pediatric gastroenterologist absolutely adores her job, diagnosing and treating infants, children and teens with all types of gastroenterology disorders, including celiac disease, gastroesophageal reflux and inflammatory […]
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.
The adage, “There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t yet met,” aptly sums up the attitude of Sheila Hostetler, speech-language pathologist in rehabilitative services. As an avid traveler who has visited dozens of cities and countries in 6 continents, Sheila’s philosophy is to walk around and meet local people. It’s taught her a […]
Tina Murray, a parent liaison in the recovery room or PACU (post-anesthesia care unit), credits her youngest child, Aric, with launching her career at Akron Children’s. In 1982, Aric attended an early intervention program operated by the hospital and Kent State University. The experience was so positive for Tina’s family that when Aric transitioned to […]
People who meet Becky Brady, medical assistant in Akron Children’s Center for Allergy & Immunology, for the first time may not realize how good-humored she is. After all, the new patients she encounters often feel miserable by the time they come to the hospital for tests and treatment. For many of them, the last thing […]
Ever since Debbie Ouellette, nurse coordinator in Robert T. Stone, MD, Respiratory Center, was a little girl, she liked to dance. She planned to be a ballet dancer, but by the time she reached high school, her aspirations changed. Instead, Debbie earned a nursing degree in college, but continued dancing for fun and fitness. In […]
You’ve heard of “The Elf on the Shelf®,” right? Well, how about the “Elf at the Nurses’ Station,” “The Elf on the Monitor” and the “The Elf in the PACU?” For the past week, as the staff in Akron Children’s GOJO Outpatient Surgery Center has been taking part in some elf magic just like many families of […]