Mike Bole knows how quickly life can change. The 44-year-old accountant and financial aid officer from Louisville, Ohio, had few worries. Happily married and father of a 5 year old and 8 year old, he was an active and involved family man. Living in a neighborhood with many senior citizens, including his parents, he was […]
Happily living in New York City and working as a hospital administrator, life couldn’t have been better for 28-yar-old Claire “Missy” Geisler – that is until mitochondrial disease changed everything.
Missy, who is now 49, was diagnosed 10 years ago with mitochondrial myopathy, a common disease in patients with a primary mitochondrial disorder.
In this year’s TV campaign, we’ve turned the camera on our doctors, so you can see how intensely they care for every child – and family – they treat. One of these doctors is Bruce H. Cohen. He’s the division director of Neurology at Akron Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cohen specializes in researching and treating mitochondrial […]
We’re only three months into the year, but viewers at the Akron Children’s Hospital YouTube site are already playing favorites. To date, we’ve posted 22 Children’s Channel podcasts in 2011, covering a wide range of topics from brain injuries to bedwetting. Here are the five most viewed: 1. Understanding Mitochondrial Diseases – Bruce H. Cohen, […]