Hospital Welcomes Tonya Washburn MD

Hospital Welcomes Tonya Washburn MD

The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital is pleased to welcome Tonya Washburn, MD, to its medical staff. Dr. Washburn is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. She earned her undergraduate degree in zoology from the University of Oklahoma and a medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Following the completion of her […]

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Patient diagnosed with Polio-like AFM illness goes home

Patient diagnosed with Polio-like AFM illness goes home

Another child in Oklahoma, treated for the rare polio-like condition known as Acute Flaccid Myelitis, is returning home after a short stay at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. Five-year-old Mackenzie Lacher, from Norman, was diagnosed with AFM in early November. She presented symptoms similar to a cold. After spiking a fever, Mackenzie was unresponsive. She […]

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Kaylyn Receives an Early Holiday Gift

Kaylyn Receives an Early Holiday Gift

Christmas came early this year for 17-year-old Kaylyn Barbour. Kaylyn, a patient at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital, is recovering from a car accident. She now relies on a wheelchair for most of her day-to-day activities. To help improve Kaylyn’s mobility, Pride Mobility donated a new motorized wheelchair as an early gift. Pride Mobility donated […]

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Izzy’s Journey Home

Izzy’s Journey Home

It is a homecoming 127 days in the making. Today, Izzy Kitterman left The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital to return home to Tulsa days before the Thanksgiving holiday. Before leaving, Izzy kicked-off the Hospital’s Holiday Helpers Campaign by lighting one of the Hospital’s Christmas trees. On July 17, 2017 Izzy was involved in a car […]

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Employee Recognized for Resilience

Employee Recognized for Resilience

Each year the Oklahoma Hospital Association (OHA), presents the Spirit of Resilience Award to over 50 hospital employees across the state. This award is given to employees that best demonstrate strength and toughness in the face of great challenges and adversity. Teresa Adkison, a physical therapist assistant at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital, was chosen […]

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