Sharing NAM Knowledge in Peru

Sharing NAM Knowledge in Peru

Some of you might remember that back in 2015, Transforming Faces organized a Nasoalveolar Moulding (NAM) Workshop for some of our partners. Workshop participants agreed to train fellow orthodontists in their home communities on the technique, which is used to reduce...
Thoughts from Peru: Dr. Sandra Fastlicht

Thoughts from Peru: Dr. Sandra Fastlicht

Sandra first got involved with Transforming Faces while doing an Orthodontic Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She has since become an integral member of the TF family and had the opportunity to visit our Peru project on...
Beyond the Initial Surgery: Meet Valentino from Peru

Beyond the Initial Surgery: Meet Valentino from Peru

Valentino is three years old. Born with a complete bilateral cleft lip and palate, he was initially very shy and only spoke a few words when he was admitted to our partner project, KusiRostros, in 2012. He attends speech therapy sessions every Tuesday at a Community...
Peruvian Partner, Maria Teresa, visits Toronto

Peruvian Partner, Maria Teresa, visits Toronto

Over the past week, our Peruvian partner, Maria Teresa Torres Morales de Salcedo, visited Toronto to learn from the team at SickKids ahead of her trip to accept the 2014 CPF Leadership Award.  Maria Teresa has inspired many patients and their families with her humble...