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Amy Mendillo, Author, I've Just Seen a Face, Parent Guidebook for Cleft Lip and Palate

Amy Mendillo, MM, MPP, is a writer, author, and advocate. She has worked as a consultant on state-level (RI) Medicaid and social service issues, an advocate for local- and city-level policy, and as a writer-editor for the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial AssociationShe holds a Master of Public Policy from Brown University. 

Amy started as a professional classical musician, studying oboe at the Oberlin Conservatory and Northwestern University. Described as “prodigious” by the Chicago Tribune, Amy played in professional symphony orchestras in Chicago, Milwaukee, and New York City, then taught music at Brown University for ten years.

A proud cleft parent and adoptive parent, Amy lives with her family in Providence, RI. 

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