Shiho Koizumi

JAT Director

Shiho Koizumi

A dedicated Medical/Pharmaceutical translator, Shiho is quite active within the Japan Association of Translators (JAT) as both a board and JATPHARMA SIG steering committee member. She is also a Master of Public Health candidate enrolled at Kyoto University School of Public Health since April 2020. Shiho translates a broad range of medical documents including academic papers and focuses on health literacy and medical English education, teaching med/pharma translation at translation schools and lecturing on medical statistics at various seminars. Her affiliations include Japan Translation Foundation (JTF), Japan Society of Clinical Trials and Research (JSCTR), Japan Medical and Scientific Communicators Association (JMCA), and the Japan Society for Medical English Education (JASMEE). Website:


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