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75th Anniversary: A Welcoming, Multidisciplinary Association

As we celebrate ACPA’s 75 th Anniversary in 2018 , we will be sharing stories from ACPA members about their ACPA experiences. We are proud of the work our members have accomplished in support of our mission: to optimize outcomes for individuals with oral cleft and craniofacial conditions...


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Apply for an Awareness Month Proclamation

ACPA is once again participating in National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness Month in July to increase cleft and craniofacial awareness, both locally and nationally. For the past several years, ACPA has received a proclamation from the town of Chapel Hill. ACPA has also received...


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Photos from ACPA's 75th Annual Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended ACPA's 75th Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh. We are excited to share photos from the event on the ACPA Facebook page . Sessions and Posters Gala Arrivals Awards Program Gala Please remember that all pictures taken at ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting are for...


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Join the Conversation - Network with the ACPA Online Community

The ACPA Online Community is the place for members to ask questions, connect, network, share resources and more. Features include discussion forums, member profiles, resource libraries, blogs and events. Here are some tools to help you get started: Update your profile Add a photo ...


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ACPA Member Julia Corcoran on Finding a Cohesive, Skilled Repair Team

Learning your child needs surgery to correct a cleft lip and palate is an overwhelming diagnosis. Not only are you caring for a newborn, but you’re tasked with finding a team to operate on and treat your child over the course of several years. A cleft lip and palate occurs in nearly one out of...

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Upcoming Webinars: Developing a Multidisciplinary Feeding Team, Media Training, Team Approval

We hope you are as excited as we are for ACPA Online Learning . ACPA webinars will provide continuing education credit with tailored content for our multidisciplinary field. All interested professionals are encouraged to participate, no matter what level of involvement they currently have in a...


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Member News: Ghali, Idelberg, Markiewicz

ACPA Members G.E. Ghali, Michael Markiewicz, have all been featured in recent articles. G.E. Ghali, DDS, MD was featured in an article in the Shreveport Times titled Palestinian child recovering after rare surgery in Shreveport : "Mustufa had a rare oblique facial cleft, which extends...


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ACPA Member News: Costello, Ricalde, Salyer

ACPA Members Bernard J. Costello, Pat Ricalde, and Kenneth E. Salyer have all been featured in recent stories and events. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently announced Dr. Costello as the new Dean of the Dental School . A quote from the release: “As health care educators...


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Past President Highlight: David Kuehn

As we continue to celebrate our 75th Anniversary, we will be highlighting some of the leaders who have helped make ACPA so successful. This month we are highlighting David Kuehn. Dr. Kuehn will be recognized at the Awards Gala on April 12 at ACPA's Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh. He is receiving...


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Become an ACPA Approved Team

All cleft and craniofacial teams in the US and Canada are invited to apply to be an ACPA Approved Team. ACPA Approved Teams from Region IV - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Marylan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC and West...