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American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) and Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF)

Executive Director: Nancy C. Smythe
Public Information Contact: Lisa Gist, Director of Family Services

1504 East Franklin Street, Suite 102
Chapel Hill
(919) 933-9044
Toll-Free Voice: 
(800) 24-CLEFT (2-5338)
(919) 933-9604
Web Address: 
Secondary Web Address: 
Last Updated Date: 
June 30, 2011

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is an international nonprofit association of more than 2,500 health care professionals who are involved in the treatment and research of cleft lip, cleft palate, and other craniofacial abnormalities. ACPA optimizes the interdisciplinary care of persons affected by craniofacial abnormalities. The Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF), which is the public service arm of ACPA, educates and assists the public regarding craniofacial anomalies and encourages research in the field. Holds annual convention; contact ACPA or CPF for date and location. A directory and professional/consumer fact sheets and brochures are available, with some in Spanish.


Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal
Frequency: bimonthly
Type: professional journal