Archive for July, 2020

Spring 2020 Discover HCI Scholarship Awards

July 6, 2020

Washington, DC
Atlanta, GA

Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI)

We are delighted to announce five recipients of the 2020 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 ALTA and Stephanie Wiley Cork, personally, for the contribution to our 2020 Spring scholarship.

ALTA has more than 30 years of experience providing language and cultural solutions to businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Employee-owned since 2011 and headquartered in Atlanta, ALTA has built strong relationships with language professionals worldwide. ALTA’s Interpreter Training department is dedicated to the development and delivery of fresh, relevant, and engaging curriculum for medical interpreters at every level.  Their highest priority is providing quality training with a superior client experience.

The Spring 2020 recipients of the “Discover Healthcare Interpreting” CoreCHI™ Scholarship, sponsored by ALTA, are:

  1. Ganga Ram Adhikari (Nepali, PA)
  2. Monica Feijo Desbiens (Portuguese, CA)
  3. Naomie Florestal (Haitian Creole, MA)
  4. Yulia Rosario (Russian, TX)
  5. Shengfei Wen (Cantonese, CA)

CCHI and ALTA 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

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