Dr. Dee A. Worman, PhD
Dr. Teresa Wallace, MD, Medical Editor-in-Chief
Teresa Wallace, M.D. received her medical degree from New York Medical College. She did her residency training at a University of Washington affiliated residency program in Seattle, Washington. She has been teaching medical education in the same program for the past 18 years and is currently an Associate Professor with the University of Washington Medical School. Before starting medical school, Dr. Wallace lived and studied in Japan for 5 years. Dr. Wallace is also co-founder of Edit Science as well as its medical Editor-in-Chief.
Ms. Miwako Furuta, Manager of Edit Science
Miwako Furuta graduated from Kobe Women's College of Pharmacy with a qualification of pharmacist, and worked as a secretary for Prof. Yasutomi Nishizuka (a recipient of the Order of Culture) in the Department of Biochemistry, Kobe University School of Medicine, for 8 years. During that period, she acquired wide experience in Scientific English through her work with medical and scientific researchers, by editing and reviewing papers for publication in journals and for international conferences. After leaving Kobe University School of Medicine, she has been associated with researchers and students at universities and with medical doctors at hospitals as a scientific editor and translator. Miwako worked with Professor Worman at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) from 1998 to 2001, and has been the coordinator of and a translator for Edit Science, Inc, since 1999, and currently is the manager of Edit Science, Inc Japan. She is interested in classical music, Japanese painting, and calligraphy, as well as languages, and also enjoys playing piano and reading detective stories.
Keiko Schlabach, Translator
Keiko was born and grew up in Saitama, Japan. She graduated from International Christian University in 2006 with a B.A. in Communications. She moved to the U.S. and earned an M.A. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from San Francisco State University in 2008. She taught ESL classes to international students at San Francisco State University and Northeastern University. Her love of languages and life-long fascination with translation urged her to transition into the career as a translator. Keiko joined Edit Science in 2012. In addition to translating, she writes and edits English learning materials and teaches an online course for Japanese researchers. When not at her computer, she enjoys playing the violin, practicing yoga, and searching for the best chocolate in the city.