Mary Marino, director of rehabilitative services, has always focused on the big picture. Early in her career, she worked as a speech-language pathologist, coming up with ideas and solutions to help her pediatric patients overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Later, looking at the big picture meant joining a team that helped to streamline Akron Children’s separate […]
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.
Dr. Jacqueline Cornell’s life and practice forever changed for the better after spending a summer of medical school in Kenya delivering babies, treating Malaria, HIV and more. Besides being grateful for the abundant resources she has at home to care for patients, she recognized firsthand the importance of understanding each woman’s unique history and current […]
Science has always fascinated Debbie Tulodzieski, medical technologist in Akron Children’s cytogenetics laboratory. As a child, she read science books non-stop, pondering the careers available to a girl who loved science and math. Since Debbie feared heights, becoming an astronaut was out. Nursing was another option until she heard a news report about nurses parachuting […]
If it weren’t for a successful career as a pediatric psychiatrist, Dr. Rohan Das would be an astronaut. Space has always fascinated him, and he often finds himself pondering the question: “Is there life in the universe outside of planet Earth and if so, what is it like?” But as much as he loves keeping […]
Discussions about contraception are often uncomfortable for many pediatricians and their teenage patients. At Akron Children’s, residents Dr. Amy Buck and Dr. Maggie Dade are working to address this as part of a quality improvement collaborative with the Ohio AAP. Their efforts were recently recognized with a Special Achievement Award, which is presented each year […]
What’s one thing Dr. Elle Brennan hopes to fulfill on her bucket list? Parasailing! The idea of gliding through the wind, feeling the powerful tug of a boat carrying her along, while enjoying incredible, waterfront views, is exhilarating to her. But whether Dr. Brennan ever accomplishes that dream, the thrill of parasailing doesn’t compare to […]