Congratulations to Barb Bungard, Epic Application manager, for being named the March of Dimes’ Ohio Nurse of the Year winner in the category of Nursing Informatics. The annual state-wide awards recognize nursing excellence and achievements in research, education, quality, patient care, innovation and leadership. A 41-year veteran of Akron Children’s, Barb worked as a nurse […]
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.
Jim Balogh, digital media specialist, has always enjoyed his role as a storyteller. Through videos, he’s brought discoveries, training and experiences to viewers, and shared amazing parts of communities that people take for granted or overlook. At Akron Children’s, Jim used his skills to tell stories about how Children’s serves the community and enhances the […]
If you notice a sweet, young chocolate lab prancing through the halls of Akron Children’s Hospital, there’s a good chance you just met Chase. Handled by Officer Ramona Caley, Chase is an officer in training with Akron Children’s Hospital’s Department of Public Safety. She’s working to be both a bomb sniffing dog and a therapy […]
When he’s not nursing patients back to health, Jonathan Baldridge can be found playing paintball, target shooting, mountain biking or playing video games with his 2 sons. A kid-at-heart, it’s no surprise he brings his playful personality to work. In fact, Akron Children’s newest certified nurse practitioner in Pediatric Hospital Medicine has been known to […]
You may recognize a few familiar faces when the TV reality show Restaurant Impossible returns to the airwaves with new episodes in December on the Food Network. Two Akron Children’s employees appear on the show which worked to rehabilitate Edgar’s restaurant located in West Akron. The hospital’s Smucker’s Bistro Culinary Associate Marcy Fulton has a long […]
If Dr. Leilanie Perez Ramirez could be a character in any movie, she’d choose a musical role every time. To her, music and dancing is a great way to connect with others by communicating ideas and feelings that you just cannot express with words. But as much as she loves all types of music, Akron […]