Archive for July, 2019

Spring 2019 Discover HCI Scholarship Awards

July 15, 2019

Washington, DC
Grand Rapids, MI

Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI)
Voices For Health®

Today, on our 10th Anniversary of CCHI’s incorporation, we are thrilled to announce five recipients of the 2019 Spring cycle of the “Discover Healthcare Interpreting” CoreCHI™ Scholarship. This scholarship supports certification of interpreters of languages for which only the CoreCHI™ certification is currently available. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Voices For Health® and Carlos Pava and Michelle Scott, personally, for the contribution to our 2019 Spring scholarship.

Voices For Health® stands by its mission to “improve access to healthcare, education and social services through comprehensive language and culture solutions.” Their personalized approach, experience and expertise help customers to meet the language needs of limited-English speaking and Deaf/hard-of-hearing individuals and families.

The Spring 2019 recipients of the “Discover Healthcare Interpreting” CoreCHI™ Scholarship, sponsored by Voices For Health®, are:

1. Chakraborty, Priyanka (Bengali & Hindi, DE)
2. Gilchrist, Troy Gilbert (Vietnamese, NM)
3. Gonzalez Salvador, Brigida (Mixteco, CA)
4. Lima, Rubem Silva (Portuguese, MN)
5. Szpyrka, Aneta Magdalena (Polish, NY)

CCHI and Voices For Health® commend the achievements and the commitment to professional success of the scholarship winners. We wish them the best of luck on their testing and certification journey.

CCHI Commissioners and staff
Voices For Health®

Information about the scholarship is available here.

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