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April 2011

Sarah Friebert, MD, recognized with pediatric palliative care endowed chair

Akron Children’s Hospital recently received $1.2 million to create an endowed chair for its pediatric palliative care  services. As the founder and medical director of the Akron Children’s Hospital’s Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center, Sarah Friebert, MD will be the first chair holder.
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Akron Children's features doctors in new ad campaign
Akron Children’s new TV ad campaign showcases our doctors and the special care they take of our patients. Get to know a few of them better in this preview.
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Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders receives national attention

Doctors from Akron Children's Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders  were recently interviewed about the current leukemia drug shortage. Jeffrey Hord, MD, was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, and Steven Kuerbitz, MD, addressed the topic during a WEWS  segment.

New parenting video series offers timely advice for parents

As part of a growing initiative to offer parents practical strategies and perspectives on everyday parenting issues, Akron Children’s Hospital recently launched the 60-Second Positive Parenting™ video series.
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Akron Children's Hospital
Calendar of Events
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Champions for our Valley's Children's Dinner
The Lake Club
5:30 p.m.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Hail to the Chefs
Lake Forest Country Club
7 p.m.

A picture perfect tour

Jasmine Starr, a reknowned wedding photographer, recently took the time to visit the hospital. Starr was in town presenting to the Akron Photo Series, which donates a portion of its proceeds to the hospital.
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