Wendy’s Water Cooler Chat

Hillary JonesACPA News, Water Cooler Chat

Two-thousand-eighteen started strong for ACPA – we are continuing our programs and services with an eye toward celebrating our 75th Anniversary throughout the year. With the ongoing strength of Wonder at the box office, we secured an interview on Morning … Read More

President’s Letter

Hillary JonesACPA News, President's Letter

I am so honored and excited to serve as ACPA’s president during our 75th Anniversary year. So many powerful leaders have come before me, and I stand humbled on the shoulders of giants. As I gaze at the coming year, … Read More

ACPA Celebrates 75th Anniversary in 2018

Alyssa Kirkman75th Anniversary, ACPA News

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2018.  ACPA was founded in 1943 following an interdisciplinary course on the construction of speech appliances for children at Pennsylvania State College.  The Association has gone through several … Read More

Invitation to submit to The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Journal

The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, a bi-monthly international journal on craniofacial differences, is the official publication of ACPA. With the 2018 volume, the journal is now being published by SAGE Publishing. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal is the premiere peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, international … Read More

2018 ACPA Committee and Selection Panel Chairs

Alyssa KirkmanACPA Leadership, ACPA News

ACPA is pleased to announce Committee and Selection Panel chairs for 2018. Audit Committee Chair: Scott A. Dailey, PhD, Iowa City, IA Development Committee Chair: Michael T. Friel, MD, FAAP, Jackson, MS Education Committee Chair: Jamie L. Perry, PhD, CCC-SLP, Greenville, NC … Read More

President’s Letter

Hillary JonesACPA News, President's Letter

As I sit down to reflect on the past 12 months and write my last letter as ACPA President, I can’t help but conclude that 2017 has continued to be a year of dramatic progress for the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial … Read More

Wendy’s Water Cooler Chat

Hillary JonesACPA News, Water Cooler Chat

When I arrived at ACPA, the Board expressed a desire to increase public awareness of ACPA. With that in mind, I worked to engage with the local community and encouraged the National Office Team to do the same. It is … Read More

ACPA Participates in Kids First Workshop

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, Family Services

ACPA was invited to join a Patient & Foundation Workshop informing the development of the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program’s data resource center.  This program, commonly referred to as Kids First, is an NIH-funded initiative intended to generate … Read More