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The Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal

The Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal

eISSN: 15451569 | ISSN: 10556656 | Current volume: 61 | Current issue: 7 Frequency: Monthly

The Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal (CPCJ) is the premier peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, international journal dedicated to current research on etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment in all areas pertaining to craniofacial anomalies. CPCJ reports on basic science and clinical research aimed at better elucidating the pathogenesis, pathology, and optimal methods of treatment of cleft and craniofacial anomalies. The journal strives to foster communication and cooperation among professionals from all specialties. CPCJ is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics.

Medical, surgical, dental, speech, and allied health. Because of the diverse and complex needs of patients, and the required services of many varied specialists, interdisciplinary cooperation and team care are promoted.

Mission Statement
The mission of The Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal is to publish peer-reviewed information of the highest scientific quality regarding cleft palate and other craniofacial anomalies in order to advance the global education of scientists and clinicians.

We value:
The acquisition and dissemination of knowledge regarding all aspects of craniofacial anomalies
The sharing of knowledge from both the basic and clinical sciences
The highest ethical standards in research and care
Interdisciplinary collaboration, education and team care

Jamie L. Perry, PhD, CCC-SLP Greenville, NC, USA
Associate Editor
Stephen F. Conley, MD, MS Milwaukee, WI, USA
Section Editors: Anatomy/Basic Sciences
James J. Cray, PhD Columbus, OH, USA
Nuno V. Hermann, DDS, PhD, Dr Odont Copenhagen, Denmark
Section Editors: Behavioral Sciences
Meredith Albert, PhD Chicago, IL, USA
Celia Heppner, PsyD, ABPP Dallas, TX, USA
Alessia L. Johns, PhD Los Angeles, CA, USA
Section Editors: Craniofacial Surgery
Section Editors: Dentistry & Orthodontics
Gregory S. Antonarakis, DDS, MSc, PhD Geneva, Switzerland
Richard A. Bruun, DDS Boston, MA, USA
Jaime de Jesús Viñas, DMD, MS San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
Daniel Levy-Bercowski, DDS, MS, MSD Augusta, GA, USA
Kathy Russell, BSc, DDS, MSc Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Rishma Shah, PhD, BDS, MSC Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Kirt E. Simmons, DDS, PhD Roland, AR, USA
Section Editor: Epidemiology
Section Editor: Ethics/Health Policies and Perspectives
Christian Vercler, MD Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Section Editors: Genetics
Walid Fakhouri,MSc, PhD Houston, TX, USA
Anne V. Hing, MD Seattle, WA, USA
Michele Rubini, MD Ferrara, Italy
Seth M. Weinberg, PhD Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Section Editors: Nursing
Sybill D. Naidoo, PhD, RN, CPNP St. Louis, MO, USA
Section Editors: Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
Section Editor: Otolaryngology
Steven L. Goudy MD Atlanta, GA, USA
Krishna G. Patel, MD, PhD Charleston, SC, USA
Jonathan R. Skirko, MD, MHPA, MPH Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Section Editors: Pediatrics
Emily R. Gallagher, MD, MPH Seattle, WA, USA
Yvonne R. Gutierrez, MD Los Angeles, CA, USA
Anne V. Hing, MD Seattle, WA, USA
Section Editors: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Craig B. Birgfeld, MD Seattle, WA, USA
Anand Kumar, MD, FACS, FAAP Cleveland, OH, USA
Miles J. Pfaff, MD MHS Irvine, CA, USA
Davinder J. Singh, MD Phoenix, AZ, USA
Raj M. Vyas, MD FACS Orange, CA, USA
Karen W. Y. Wong Riff, MD, PhD, FRCS(C) Toronto, ON, Canada
Section Editors: Speech Pathology
Alice Lee, PhD Cork, Ireland
Dennis Ruscello, PhD Morgantown, WV, USA
Debbie Sell, PhD London, UK
Linda Vallino-Napoli, PhD, MS, CCC-SLP/A Wilmington, DE, USA
Specialty Review Board
Tarek Abulezz, MD Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt
Nazan Adali, MSc, BDS, FDSRCS King’s College London / Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
A.J. Agopian  
Meredith Albert, PhD Chicago, IL, USA
Cassandra Alghieri, PhD Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Jill Arganbright, MD Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
Alade Azeez, DDS, MS University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Susanna Botticelli, DDS, MSc, PhD IKH-Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Rany Bous, BDS, MDS Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Curtis Budden, MD MEd FRCSC Stollery Children's Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Jenna Carlson, MS School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, USA
William Carroll, MD Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
Cynthia Cassell, PhD, MA PRAMS, WHFB, DRH, CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
Siva Chinnadurai, MD, PhD Children's Minnesota, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Ellen Cohn, PhD, CCC-SLP ASHA, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Kristopher Day, MD Pacific Sound Plastic Surgery, Bellevue, WA, USA
Gillian De Boer, PhD University of Alberta, Edmonton Canada, Alberta, Canada
Rafael Denadai, MD A&D DermePlastique, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Rahma ElNaghy, BDS, MS, MOrthRCSEd, PhD, FDSRCS, FRCDC University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, USA
Mohamed Elshazly, MD Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Vale Francisco, PhD, MSc, DDM University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Emily Gallagher, MD, MPH, FAAP University of Washington, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA
Lord Gowans, PhD Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana
Jordan Halsey, MD Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL, USA
Hedieh Hashemi Hosseinabad, PhD, CCC-SLP University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA
Syed Hashmi, MD, MPH, PhD McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
Celia Heppner, PsyD, ABPP Children’s Health System of Texas, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Chiung-Shing Huang, DDS, PhD Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei,Taiwan
Hanyao Huang, DDS, PhD West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
David Jones, PhD University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA
Rami Kantar, MD, MPH New York University, New York, NY, USA
Kathy Kapp- Simon, PhD Shriner's Children's Hospital Chicago, Univ. of Illinois,Chicago, IL, USA
Alison Kaye, MD Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Overland Park, KS, USA
Kristina Klinto, PhD Lund University, Skåne University Hospital, Lund/Malmö, Sweden
Katelyn Kotlarek, PhD, CCC-SLP University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA
James Lee, MD Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine , Los Angeles, CA, USA
Brenda Louw, SLP East Tennessee State University,Johnson City, TN, USA
David Low, Professor, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Leanne Magee, PhD Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Meg Maguire, MS, RN, CPNP-PC Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Alexader Marston, MD Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Susan Motch Perrine, PhD Dept of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
Jeanne Nervina, DMD, MS, PhD CTOR Academy, Hoboken, NJ, USA
Kamlesh Patel, MD, MSc St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine , St. Louis, MO, USA
Valerie Pereira, PhD, MSc University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Sally Peterson-Falzone, PhD, CCC-Sp, ASHA honors University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Elizabeth Prada, DMD, MPH  Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic, Lancaster, PA, USA
Shankar Rangasamy Venugopalan, DDS, DMSc, CAGE(Ortho), PhD Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Reynaldo Rivera  
Brianne Roby, MD, FACS Children's Minnesota, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Brian Schutte, PhD Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
Amber Shaffer, PhD UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Thomas Sitzman, MD, MPH Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Univ. of Arizona College of Medicine , Phoenix, AZ, USA
Multimedia Specialist
Adriane L. Baylis, PhD Columbus, OH, USA
President Elect
Oksana A. Jackson, MD Philadelphia, PA, USA
Past President
Vice President
Steven L. Goudy MD Atlanta, GA, USA
Vice President-Elect
Canice E. Crerand, PhD Columbus, OH, USA
Communications Officer
James J. Cray, PhD Columbus, OH, USA
Scott A. Dailey, PhD, CCC-SLP Iowa City, IA, USA
Board Members
Joli C. Chou, DMD, MD Philadelphia, PA, USA
Kelly Nett Cordero, PhD, CCC-SLP Phoenix, AZ, USA
Sean P. Edwards, MD, DDS, FACS, FRCDC Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Deji V. Fashemo, DDS, MPH Dallas, TX, USA
Gregory D. Pearson, MD Columbus, OH, USA
Melisande J. Ploutz, CPNP, CLC Rochester, NY, USA
Lindsay A. Schuster, DMD, MS Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Stephen Len Philadelphia, PA, USA
Adam M. Levy, CAE, ACPA Executive Director Chapel Hill, NC
Jamie L. Perry, PhD, East Carolina University, Editor The Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal, Greenville, NC, USA
Suzanne Santomieri Charlotte, NC, USA

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