Jenna’s Story

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Awareness, Family Services

I don’t see myself as different, strange, odd or imperfect. I’m just a normal teenager living in this big scary world. I’m more concern with living in a time where hatred, crime and death are occurring every day, then me … Read More

ACPA Research Funding Opportunities

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Research

ACPA is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018 Research Grant season.  This year, ACPA will be offering four grants totaling $20,000. Grant proposals must be submitted online by February 1, 2018 and award winners will be announced in … Read More

President’s Letter

Hillary JonesJournal, President's Letter

Many in the scholarly publishing community recently recognized Peer Review Week, which is a time to highlight the knowledge, expertise, insight, and tireless dedication of those throughout the world that ensure high-quality scientific publishing. The Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal (CPCJ) … Read More

Wendy’s Water Cooler Chat

Hillary JonesACPA News, Water Cooler Chat

Today, we are hosting an area non-profit affiliated with a major university who is evaluating becoming an independent entity. Sound familiar? On September 22, I celebrated my third anniversary as executive director for ACPA. It feels gratifying to look back … Read More

Introducing ACPA Family Services

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Family Services

ACPA and the Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF) merged in 2017 to better achieve their common mission: to optimize outcomes for individuals with oral cleft and craniofacial conditions through education, support, research, advocacy and interdisciplinary team care. Professionals and families are … Read More

ACPA Art Contest: My Cleft Journey

Alyssa KirkmanAwareness, Family Services

In celebration of 75 years of Team Care, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is pleased to announce an art contest for all ages. This contest invites everyone in the cleft and craniofacial community to use their creativity to raise … Read More

Connect with ACPA

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Membership

ACPA is the community for medical professionals and individuals interested in oral cleft and craniofacial healthcare and/or research. Members and anyone interested in cleft and craniofacial care are encouraged to network with ACPA. Healthcare professionals can connect on the following … Read More