Grace Seoyoung Cruz is a certified Korean Medical Interpreter with a background in legal interpreting. She grew up and finished her education in Seoul, Korea and has been living in Atlanta, GA since 2007. She obtained her Paralegal Diploma from Tennessee Career College, Nashville, TN, and her Associate Degree in International Trade in Korea. Grace was featured in the “People to Know” section of Gwinnett Magazine in 2013. Her current employment is with Women’s Health Specialists of North Atlanta DBA Cha Ob/Gyn in Johns Creek, GA. Her role is managing the office and interpreting for her Korean patients. She has over 10 years of experience in medical interpreting and translation. Her most recent translation work is GA Advance Directives at her previous employment with Gwinnett Medical Center. She is still actively involved with many language providing agencies and working as a freelance interpreter. Grace has participated in the following training courses: Grady Hospital Mental Health Interpretation Training, Culture Smart Train the Trainers for the Language Coaches, Culture Smart Medical Interpreter Training, GA Commission on Interpreters Workshop, Interpreting for Mental Health Workshop. She also teaches the Korean-English Medical Interpreters Training in UGA Gwinnett campus.
Grace is currently the president of MING, 2017.