SK Medical

Bridging Japanese Medicine and the World
This is the website of medical translator, Shiho Koizumi. With a passion for connecting Japan’s medical fields and the rest of the world, she contributes to society through medical translation and other various academic activities. Here, you will find information about Shiho Koizumi’s activities such as lectures, seminars, and events.


October 24 2019
On the organizing committee for the 29th JTF Honyaku Festival (October 2019, Yokohama).


Shiho Koizumi

  • After majoring in international relations at the Faculty of Foreign Studies, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, Shiho Koizumi has been active as a freelance medical/pharmaceutical translator since 2013. Her extensive experience in this field includes a focus on medical articles and clinical study documents. She also teaches translation at various schools.

Professional societies and committee services:

  • Japan Association Translators (JAT)
    Role: JAT Board, JATPHARMA SIG Steering committee member
  • Japan Translation Federation (JTF)
  • Japan Society of Clinical Trials and Research (JSCTR)
  • Japan Medical and Scientific Communicators Association (JMCA)
  • European Medical Writers Association(EMWA)
  • Japan Society for Medical English Education (JASMEE)

Main fields of translation:

  • Clinical study documents (e.g., Study Protocols, Investigator's Brochures, Clinical Study Reports, Statistical Analysis Plans), regulatory documents (e.g., Common Technical Documents, Summary Technical Documentation), post-marketing documents, and academic papers.


  • Medical statistics, clinical study documents, journal articles, CIOMS, etc.

Some past examples:

Published in:

  • "Epidemiological Research and Basic Statistics for Pharmaceutical Translators" published in the No.288 of the JTF Journal in 2017.

Interviewed in: