Denver, CO, February 29, 2024 – The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is pleased to announce that myFace, a nonprofit organization with a 73-year legacy in supporting the life journey of individuals with facial differences and their families, is a Platinum Supporter of ACPA’s 81st Annual Meeting.

“myFace believes that every person, regardless of how they look, should be valued, respected, and empowered to achieve their greatest potential,” says William S. Villafranco, myFace Board President. “myFace is committed to creating community and facilitating access to multidisciplinary care, education, and comprehensive resources. We are proud to support the 2024 Annual Meeting, and we are grateful for our close partnership with ACPA.”

ACPA Executive Director Adam Levy, CAE, added: “ACPA consistently receives positive feedback from our members regarding our ongoing partnership with myFace, and we couldn’t be more pleased to continue that partnership into 2024’s Annual Meeting. Working with myFace to ensure that resources and information reach the most important audiences is paramount to our mission and wouldn’t be possible without this collaboration.”

ACPA’s 2024 Annual Meeting, taking place from April 9-13, will feature poster sessions, panel presentations, and study sessions highlighting the latest advances in research, clinical, and team-driven cleft and craniofacial care.

Sandy Gilbert, PhD, Senior Program Director, will be available for interviews to share stories about the myFace community and the programmatic work being done on its behalf.


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About the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association:

The American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is an interdisciplinary nonprofit 501(c)(3) association of interested individuals and healthcare professionals who treat and/or perform research on oral cleft and craniofacial conditions. ACPA members provide quality care for their patients. 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 members represent more than 30 disciplines in more than 50 countries worldwide. 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

About myFace

myFace is a 73-year-old non-profit organization supporting the life journey of individuals with facial differences and their families by facilitating access to multidisciplinary care, education, comprehensive resources, and community. myFace provides a series of Support Groups designed to create community for parents, prenatal parents, adults, adolescents, and youth. In partnership with forty-three craniofacial centers around the country, families of cleft-affected newborns receive myFace Newborn Care Kits containing critical supplies customized to their needs. On a programmatic level, the myFace Transforming Lives Webinar Series provides ongoing education for patients, families, and healthcare providers. For younger audiences, myFace Wonder Project school assemblies raise public awareness about facial differences, foster inclusion, and engage public conversation in communities throughout the United States. For adults, the myFace, myStory: Voices from the Craniofacial Community podcast provides a forum where individuals from the craniofacial community can share their stories, be seen, and be heard.