UAMS Speech Pathologist Elected to International Council

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The association is an international professional organization with more than 2,500 members representing 40 countries and more than 30 disciplines, all dealing with the treatment of cleft palate and related disorders. Cleft palate is a congenital deformity of the roof of the mouth.

A speech pathologist, Guyette will serve as one of only six members of the council, which sets the policies and direction for the association. He is professor and chair in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the UAMS College of Health Related Professions.

Guyette came to UAMS in 2001 from Chicago, where he was on the clinical staff and faculty of the University of Illinois Craniofacial Center, one of the leading centers of its kind in the nation. He has been a member of ACPA for more than 15 years, and served as head of the organization’s Governmental Affairs Committee for five years.