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Michael Robert Woods

Michael Woods teaches Spanish for Healthcare Professionals I, II, and III for the Spanish for Healthcare Professionals certificate program. Michael is a Certified Healthcare Interpreter™ through the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters with more than 10 years of experience teaching Spanish at the community college and university level. Michael holds a Master of Arts in Contemporary Hispanic/Latin@ Studies and completed doctoral coursework in Spanish sociolinguistics. He has taught a wide variety of courses ranging from beginning and intermediate Spanish to Composition & Discussion, Spanish in the US, Spanish for Health Professions, Spanish as a Heritage Language, and most recently a Spanish for Healthcare Interpreter Training Program. Prior to teaching and interpreting, he served in the Peace Corps in Honduras, which laid the groundwork for where he is today.