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Language Access Champions to be honored in Charleston by NCIHC
Three leading healthcare professionals honored for their contributions to improving the lives of all people through the promotion of language access in healthcare.
• Allison Bayer, Former Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Cambridge Health Alliance
• Teresita “Terry” Cataag Bautista, Consultant and Educator; former Director of Interpreter Services at Alameda County Medical Center
• John Nickrosz, Retired, Former President of the Massachusetts Medical Interpreters Association (MMIA)
What: Award Ceremony and Reception
Where: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & Suites – Historic District
181 Church Street; Charleston, South Carolina
When: Friday, June 6 at 6:00 PM
“We are thrilled at the opportunity to give these individuals the recognition they so deserve for their efforts to promote language access in health care,” said Connell. “Each one has worked tirelessly to make sure that everyone, regardless of ability to speak English, has access to services. Each one is a true hero and a definite champion.”
Bautista, Bayer, and Nickrosz join a distinguished group of individuals and organizations selected as Language Access Champions from prior years. The award ceremony will take place at the NCIHC “Interpretini”
To learn more about NCIHC, or to register for the event, visit http://www.ncihc.org.