ACPA Announces 2020 Award Winners


Chapel Hill, N.C., March 31, 2020 – The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is pleased to announce the 2020 Award Winners. ACPA’s awards recognize individuals for their dedication to research, care and the community. The 2020 award winners are:

Honors of the Association Award
Barry Grayson, DDS

Distinguished Service Award
Helen Sharp, PhD

Emerging Leader Award
Albert Oh, MD

Family Services Leadership Award
Dina Zuckerberg

The 2020 winners of The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial awards are:

Peer Reviewer of the Year
Meredith Albert, PhD

Samuel Berkowitz, DDS, MS Long-Term Outcomes Study Award
Facial Growth of Patients With Complete Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Treated With Alveolar Bone Grafting at 6 Years, Jean-Charles Doucet, DMD, MD, MSc, FRCDC and co-authors

Stewart Rood Section Editor of the Year Award
Justine C. Lee, MD, PhD, FACS

Winners of ACPA’s 2020 Awards will be recognized at ACPA’s 78th Annual Meeting in Raleigh, NC. For more information about ACPA’s awards, visit

About the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) association of interested individuals and health care professionals who treat and/or perform research on oral cleft and craniofacial conditions. Since 1943, ACPA has worked to optimize outcomes for individuals with oral cleft and craniofacial conditions through education, support, research, advocacy and interdisciplinary team care. ACPA also provides information to affected individuals and families and seeks to educate the public about facial differences through its ACPA Family Services program. For more information, please visit