When Gloria Roy, executive assistant at Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, joined Children’s, she took a leap of faith. For more than 25 years she had worked in restaurant operations management and knew little about hospital administration. But she believed in herself. “I believe everyone has their gifts and what they contribute to work and […]
Juliana Glass has always had a high tolerance for pain. It’s allowed her to push through discomfort during dance competitions, cheerleading and downhill skiing. But the day that 16-year-old Juliana wiped out while skiing at Seven Springs Mountain Resort did slow her down for a few hours. “It was the first time I’d gone to […]
From a young age, Sharon Hrina, vice president, Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, understood the value of a strong work ethic and relationships. It helped her develop many enduring friendships, some dating back to middle school. As a nurse, the trust she built with her patients earned their confidence and cooperation. Sharon tapped those early […]
On Saturday, Dec. 7, Akron Children’s hosted a community open house to celebrate the expansion of its Behavioral Health Center at 6614 Southern Boulevard, Building E, on the hospital’s Beeghly campus in Boardman. The event’s ribbon-cutting ceremony included remarks from the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer Lisa Aurilio, who recognized Akron Children’s commitment to providing access […]
When Akron Children’s Hospital opened the doors to its Beeghly campus in 2008, its goal was to fill the need left behind from the closing of Tod Children’s Hospital in 2007. But it quickly transformed into a catalyst for extraordinary growth in the Mahoning Valley. On Wednesday, Dec. 5, hospital and community leaders, staff, patients […]
Construction and renovations have begun for our special care nursery and inpatient unit on our Beeghly campus. The inpatient unit will have more room to expand, while the special care nursery will provide private rooms for all patient families.