International Affiliation of Tongue Tie Professionals


International Affiliation of Tongue-tie Professionals

The IATP is an international, multi-disciplinary group of professionals who have come together out of a common interest in effective management of Ankyloglossia (Tongue Tie) and Upper Lip Tie.  Our goal is to improve knowledge, education and training in this field.

IATP Founding Members

Back row: Dr. Greg Notestine; Dr. Isabella Knox; Dr. Jim Murphy; Dr. Mervyn Griffiths; Dr. Eyal Botzer; Dr. Roee Furer.
Middle row: Ms. Dale Hansson; Dr. Alison Hazelbaker; Ms. Edith Kernerman; Ms. Catherine Watson Genna; Ms. Sandra Holtzman.
Front row: Ms. Lisa Sandora, Dr. Sandra Sullise; Ms. Carole Dobrich.

Not pictured: Dr. Elizabeth Coryllos, Dr. David Todd; Ms. Lisa Marasco, Dr.Larry Kotlow, Dr. Shaul Dollberg, Ms. Robin Glass; Dr. Roselina Cosentino; Dr. Brian Palmer, Ms. Monica Hogan, Ms. Bridget Ingle,Dr. Mary Ann O’Hara; Grace Magill, Ms. Jennifer Tow, Dr. Sharon Vallone, Dr. Virginia Thorley, Ms. Esther Grunis and Ms. Carolyn Westcot.

Founded in 2009, The International Affiliation of Tongue and Lip Tie Professionals (IATP) is a not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary group of healthcare professionals who advocate for research, education, and integrated clinical practice to improve the lives of all people affected by oral restrictions.

Board of Directors

  • Trish Wierenga (2017-2023)
  • Joy (Joyce) Funston  (Secretary) (2017-2023)
  • Jennifer Jones (Treasurer) (2017-2023)
  • Vladimir Pastouk (2019-2023)
  • Robert Wynn (2019-2023)

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