Akron Children’s Hospital

Akron Children’s Hospital
March 2022
Chris Gessner 
Meet Chris Gessner, new president and CEO of Akron Children’s Hospital

Chris began his new role as president and CEO of Akron Children’s Hospital in October 2021, and believes there's nothing in the health care industry quite as special as a children’s hospital. 

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MV ED groundbreaking
As the expansion of the Emergency Department on the Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley campus begins to takes shape, we want to recognize and thank the donors whose support has been crucial to this project. Read more →
Murdough family
Tom and Joy Murdough have supported Akron Children's since their son received care at the hospital in 1982. Now, they've created the Tom and Joy Murdough Innovation Challenge Endowment to help hospital staff pursue new ideas. Read more →
Celebrate the Plate 2022
The Women's Board of Akron Children's Hospital is looking for hosts to help welcome back the Celebrate the Plate fundraiser this May with a new format - A Night of 100 Dinners. Read more →
Pratt family
The care Dave and Julie Pratt's son, Sam, received at the Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute made a lifelong impact on their family. They've been donors to Akron Children's ever since. Read more → 

Kent State University Flashathon
April 9 and 10

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University of Mount Union Dance Marathon
April 22
6 p.m.

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Kentucky Derby Party hosted by the Engage Committee
May 7
4-8 p.m.
Roses Run Country Club, Stow

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One Perkins Square, Akron, Ohio 44308-1062

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