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Children's CEO establishes endowed chair in nursing

Akron Children’s CEO establishes endowed chair in nursing

The Grace Wakulchik Endowed Chair in Nursing recognizes outstanding nursing administrators and provides a source of income to support nursing projects and programs that advance quality health care for children. Read more...
$1 million gift to help Pediatric Global Health

$1 million gift to help Office of Pediatric Global Health

Large-scale natural disasters have a way of helping us realize how small the world really is. While longtime Akron Children’s Hospital donors Jim and Vanita Oelschlager already understood the desperate need for quality health care across the globe, the 2010 earthquake that devastated Haiti provided an open door for them to make a difference. Read more...
Women's Board continues legacy with $280,000 donation

The Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital donates $280,000

The Women’s Board of Akron Children’s Hospital recently donated $280,000 to the hospital for the purchase of a portable ultrasound unit, a dermatology laser and two radiology scanner wraps. Read more...
Friends gather in Naples for update on Akron Children's

Friends gather in Naples, Florida for an update on Akron Children’s Hospital

Friends of Akron Children’s Hospital attended the annual luncheon in Naples, Florida hosted by the Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation. Guests were welcomed to the event by John Orr, Chairman of the Hospital Board of Directors, and listened to hospital updates and updates on advancements in innovative orthopaedic surgery techniques. Read more...
Akron Children's Celebrates Wooster Health Center

Akron Children's Celebrates the Opening of the Wooster Health Center

Akron Children’s Hospital hosted a community open house Jan. 25 to debut its new health center at 3807 Friendsville Road in Wooster. The 15,239 square-foot building will give families the convenience of multiple outpatient services under one roof. Read more...
Health Center named in honor of donation

Boston Heights health center to be named in honor of $2 million donation

Akron Children’s Hospital Health Center, Boston Heights, will be named the Cynthia Parker Matthews Building in honor of a $2 million donation from the Cynthia Parker Matthews Family Foundation. Read more...

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