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 […]
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.
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 […]
It’s the doctor-patient relationship that Akron Children’s newest ER pediatrician in Boardman Dr. Julia Tanguay cherishes most because to her, it’s a privilege to be a healer. She takes the time at each and every appointment to gain a child’s trust by asking her about her favorite book or cartoon character. Oftentimes, Dr. Tanguay even […]
Medicine wasn’t always the path Dr. Matthew Ginsberg thought he would take — veterinarian, karate champion and chef also made the list. In fact, he originally pursued food science in college. It wasn’t until he volunteered in a first responder group in Australia and worked with autistic children back in the states (and finally got […]