Linda is an interpreter at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She was formerly the Executive Director and then the Certification and Testing Director for the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters. She was the former Director of Language Interpretive Services at Grady Health System in Atlanta. Linda is a proud member of MING and the IMIA, and has worked for 40 years as an interpreter, trainer and educator. She is an advocate for the continuing development of the medical interpreting profession and is passionate about issues related to equal access to healthcare. Linda has lived and worked in Spain, Brazil and Mexico and was a former Gulbenkian scholar in Lisbon, Portugal. She was given the “Spirit of the Field” award at the 3rd Annual National Medical Interpreter Certification Forum in Denver in 2009.
She grew up and finished education in Seoul, Korea and living in Atlanta, GA since 2007. Obtained Paralegal Diploma from Tennessee Career College, Nashville, TN., and Associate Degree in International Trade in Korea. Grace was featured in the "People to Know" section of Gwinnett Magazine in 2013. Her most recent employment was with Women's Health Specialists of North Atlanta DBA Cha Ob/Gyn in Johns Creek, GA. Her role was managing the office and interpret for her Korean patients. She has over 10 years of medical interpreting and translating experiences. The most recent translation work is GA Advance Directives at her previous employment with Gwinnett Medical Center. She still actively involves with many of the language providing agencies and working as a freelance interpreter. Grace has participated 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.
I graduated from the University of Georgia as a professional medical interpreter. I also graduated from Gwinnett Technical College as a Patient Care Tech (CNA), medical Assistant, and secretary. Which gave me hands on experience in the medical world and interpreter world.
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B.A. Bryn Mawr College May 1989, B.S. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) June 1990, M.S. University of California, Berkeley May 1992
3 years professional experience French/English medical and school interpreting.
Certificate of Proficiency Advanced Level, Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare May 2015. Emory Healthcare Conference for Professional Interpreters 2015,2016, 2017.