Announcing ACPA’s 2018 Pre-Conference Symposium

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting, April 10-14, 2018 at The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh, will feature a one-day Pre-Conference Symposium: Optimizing the Delivery of Team Care. The symposium, held April 10, 2018, will focus on critical aspects of multidisciplinary care delivery, … Read More

ACPA Announces 2018 Board of Directors

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

Chapel Hill, NC – November 17, 2017 – The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is pleased to announce the results of the election for the 2018 Board of Directors. “This has been a year of transition for ACPA.  I am … Read More

Together We are Stronger

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

Together we are stronger. That was the idea behind the merger of the Cleft Palate Foundation and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA), two preeminent organizations dedicated to the treatment of cleft palate and craniofacial conditions. United under the ACPA … Read More

ACPA Creates New Committees to Serve Professionals, Families

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

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

President’s Letter

Hillary JonesACPA News, President's Letter

With the screen adaption of R.J. Palacio’s bestselling book, “Wonder,” being released to theaters later this month, communities are coming together to discuss facial differences. The story is about the journey of a boy named Auggie with a craniofacial condition, … Read More

Wendy’s Water Cooler Chat

Hillary JonesACPA News, Water Cooler Chat

When I started working at ACPA, I quickly became active in the Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce. Chambers typically provide member benefits and local networking opportunities. The Chapel Hill Chamber is a vibrant and active chamber. Last month I attended … Read More

ACPA’s Abstract Review Process

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, ACPA's Annual Meeting

ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh is just 6 months away.  Abstract submission has closed and the Program Committee, chaired by ACPA Vice President-Elect Patricia A. Beals, DMD, MS, is working to finalize the meeting program. The Program Committee designs the … Read More