Christa A. Moran, NIC, MEd, CoreCHI
Christa Moran is a full-time medical interpreter for Interpreter Services at Michigan Medicine. She holds Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf national certification, Core Certified Healthcare Interpreter certification and medical/mental health and DeafBlind endorsements through the state of Michigan. She is also a supervisor and trainer at the University of Michigan Hospital. She has a BA from the University of Michigan, a post baccalaureate degree in education from Eastern Michigan University, and a Master’s Degree in Special Education/Deaf Education Certification graduating summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota. Christa combines her interpreting and teaching through the many workshops and curricula she has developed for both ASL/English and spoken language interpreters. She is a licensed instructor of Cross-Cultural Communications’ “The Community Interpreter International” training program. On a national level she has presented at the National Symposium on Health Care Interpreting Conference, Diversity RX, IMIA National Conference and Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss National Conference. She also has developed and runs trainings for physicians, nurses, medical and school of nursing students in how to team with medical interpreters. As a member of the Michigan Medicine Disability Resource group, she works to advance health equity and inclusion for patients with disabilities. She is the 2020 recipient of the University of Michigan’s James T. Neubacher Award.