Toyama Named Adjunct Assistant Professor at UNC Chapel Hill

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News

Chapel Hill, NC, February 10, 2016 – The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) today announced that Executive Director Wendy-Jo Toyama has been appointed the rank of Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics in the School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

“I am honored and excited for this opportunity,” Toyama said. “I look forward to speaking with students about the history of ACPA, the many ways we support the profession, ensuring positive outcomes for patients and families and our commitment to team care.”

Toyama has been Executive Director of ACPA since September 2014. Prior to that, she served as the Senior Vice President, Membership, Tripartite Relations, and Marketing. She has more than 30 years of experience in marketing and communicated across corporate and non-profit settings together with a strong record of leadership, membership growth, and revenue generation. Wendy is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) who holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Graduate Management and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Indiana University.

About the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
ACPA is a 73-year old non-profit medical society of healthcare professionals dedicated to treating birth defects of the head and face through a team care approach. ACPA supports the professional community and enhances the quality of team care by providing education and resources, supporting and disseminating research, and acting as an open forum for specialists to communicate. More information about ACPA can be found at or by calling 919-933-9044.