- Job Title: Chinese Interpreter, UMHS Interpreter Services
- Education: BA, Educational Psychology and English, National Taiwan Normal University, MA Education Administration
- Certifications: CCHI Certified Healthcare Interpreter; CCHCP Authorized Bridging the Gap Trainer
- Language: English, Mandarin
Jane is a native Chinese speaker who grew up in Taiwan. She earned her BA in Educational Psychology and English from National Taiwan Normal University in 1981. She also received her teaching certificate and school counselor certificate the same year. While teaching high school English, she served as a director of her school’s student counseling center.
In 1987, Jane returned to graduate school, majoring in school administration. Two years later, Taipei’s City Education Bureau selected her to study a teacher training program at California State University, Fresno. She then spent three years as principal of the Fresno Chinese School. Prior to her current position, Jane worked as a translator at Madonna University in Livonia.
Jane served as IMIA State Chapter Chair for Michigan from 2012-2014. She is an active committee member at NCIHC Home for Trainers and is currently a staff Chinese Medical Interpreter and Bridging the Gap Trainer at the UMHS Interpreter Services. Jane also teaches an elective course at UM Medical School and is a candidate for a Masters, Health Professions Education at UM Medical School.
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