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Annual Meeting Abstracts Published in the CPCJ

Abstracts from the peer-reviewed podium presentations at ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting are now available in the online edition of The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal.

President’s Letter

In March we announced a new partnership with SAGE Publishing to publish our official journal, The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal (CPCJ), starting in 2018. I am very confident and enthusiastic for this new partnership as it will help CPCJ grow and thrive in numerous ways.

Wendy’s Water Cooler Chat

In this issue, ACPA Executive Director Wendy-Jo Toyama discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion.

Share Your Research Ideas with NIH/NIDCR

Research Idea Submission Deadline: May 19
Voting Deadline: June 2

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is pleased to launch NIDCR 2030, a strategic visioning initiative designed to advance dental, oral, and craniofacial research over the next 15 years. The Institute hopes to obtain the input of patients, advocates, and other community members and would appreciate your ideas on how to align oral health research with patient needs and promote patient-centered outcomes.

#CPFImpact2017: 170 Gifts in 7 Days

The Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF) launched their inaugural social media fundraising campaign Monday, April 24th. The #CPFImpact2017 goal for this initiative is to have 170 gifts in 7 days.

ACPA’s 2017 Visiting Scholar Update

Solomon Obiri-Yeboah, ACPA’s 2017 Visiting Scholar, gives an update on his experience. The ACPA Visiting Scholar Program began in 1995 with the aim of providing selected professionals with educational experience in the comprehensive management of cleft and craniofacial anomalies.

James Lehman Honored for CPF Endowment Work

During ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting, the Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF) honored Dr. James Lehman for his conceptual work and leadership of the CPF Endowment campaign.

Photos from ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting

Photos from ACPA’s 74th Annual Meeting, held March 13-18 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, are now available. Meeting attendees and those in the profession will enjoy looking through the images to view the meeting events, sessions, and award winners.