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Formal guidelines for early introduction of peanut

In 2015, the Learning Early About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) study demonstrated that introducing peanut-containing foods to infants at high risk of developing peanut allergy was safe and led to an 81 percent reduction in the development of peanut allergies. In June 2015, the American Academy of Pediatrics, along with nine other medical professional organizations, endorsed […]

Headache Infusion Center expands

The Infusion Center in our NeuroDevelopmental Science Center provides a convenient, comfortable setting for patients of our Headache Program to receive medications for refractory migraine. Infusions may also be given to patients with concussions or head injuries who suffer from post-traumatic headaches. The center is the only fully established pediatric headache infusion center in the […]

Notes from the Medical Staff President

To the Medical Staff: The month of October started off with a bang with The Joint Commission being welcomed by our Accreditation team and administrative leaders on Monday, Oct. 2. The Joint Commission Survey Akron Children’s Hospital’s Joint Commission Survey took place over 5 days, with 11 surveyors visiting over 72 locations across our care […]

Research studies published in October 2017

Congratulations to Akron Children’s investigators who were part of research studies that published in October 2017. Lisa A. Aurilio, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC; Creating an inclusive culture for the next generation of nurses; Nurse Leader. Kristin L. Barrett, MD; Three-Month-Old Girl With Worm Infestation (Case report); Clinical Pediatrics. Bruce Cohen, MD, FAAN; Erratum to: Common data elements for clinical research […]

Notes from the Medical Staff President

September 29, 2017 To the Medical Staff: As we enjoy the beautiful warm weather of this fall season, the Medical Staff office has been busy preparing for reappointment for many departments including MFM, Radiology, Anesthesia, Pathology, Orthopedics and the Division of ENT. This process involves approximately 260 providers, so for those involved in this current […]

APP September Update: Annual Pharmacology, APRN Law Conference

This month, we are excited to highlight the great work of our APP Conference Series. Annually we offer a fall pharmacology and APRN law update as required by the Ohio boards of medicine and nursing for licensure, as well as a spring pediatric clinical update. On Friday, Oct. 6, we will host our 7th Annual […]

August Notes from the Medical Staff President

To the Medical Staff: As summer winds down, I hope you enjoy our transition to fall. I will begin my letter with an update regarding the activities of the Medical Staff Executive Committee this month which included privileging 9 new providers who joined our medical staff, along with approving additional privileges for 3 of our […]

John Crow named associate chief medical officer

John Crow, MD, chair of our surgery department, has been appointed associate chief medical officer. In this role, he will support Chief Medical Officer Robert McGregor, MD, in expanding our medical staff and leading clinical initiatives. Dr. Crow has been a surgeon at Akron Children’s for 25 years and will continue to serve as chair […]

New providers join medical staff in August

Meet the new physicians and advanced practice providers granted privileges by the Akron Children’s Hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee. Find all of our healthcare providers on Find A Provider by name, specialty or location. Advanced Practice Providers Natalie Bilinovich, FNP Akron Children’s Hospital – Dermatology Considine Professional Building 215 W. Bowery St., Suite 3300 Akron […]

New providers join medical staff in July

Meet the new physicians and advanced practice providers granted privileges by the Akron Children’s Hospital Medical Staff Executive Committee. Find all of our healthcare providers on Find A Provider by name, specialty or location. Advanced Practice Providers Brittany Bayer, FNP Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, Mansfield 770 Balgreen Drive Suite 101 Mansfield, OH 44908 P:419-522-3341 F:419-522-1110 Jaclyn Effron, […]