December 15, 2022

Fall 2022 Discover HCI Scholarship Awards

December 15, 2022

Washington, DC
Charlotte, NC

Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI)
Atrium Health

We are delighted to announce five recipients of the 2022 Fall 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 Atrium Health and Danilo Formolo, personally, for the contribution to our 2022 Fall scholarship.

Atrium Health is a nationally recognized leader in shaping health outcomes through innovative research, education and compassionate patient care. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health is an integrated, nonprofit health system with more than 70,000 teammates serving patients at 40 hospitals and more than 1,400 care locations. Ranked nationally among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals in eight pediatric specialties and for rehabilitation, Atrium Health has also received the American Hospital Association’s Quest for Quality Prize and its 2021 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award, as well as the 2020 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health Equity Award for its efforts to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in care. Atrium Health believes that good communication is essential to high-quality, compassionate healthcare. All care locations of Atrium Health can provide interpreting services in-person or over the phone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. While the in-house interpreters speak mostly Spanish, remote interpretation services are offered in more than 200 languages, including American Sign Language (ASL) for the deaf and hard-of-hearing patients.

The Fall 2022 recipients of the “Discover Healthcare Interpreting” CoreCHI™ Scholarship, sponsored by Atrium Health, are:

1. Mafikiri Fata-Marc (Swahili, French, TN)
2. Agnieszka Markowska (Polish, IL)
3. Sanjoy Dutt (Bengali, Hindi, Nepali, OR)
4. Siriporn Bhanont (Thai, Lao, IL)
5. Roody Aupont (Hatian-Creole, MA)

CCHI and Atrium 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
Atrium Health

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