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Galician to English

Barbara Thomas
Physician_Trados_ 26 yr experience

United States
Local time: 09:01 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English
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Translation, substantive editing and proofreading: English>Spanish, Spanish>English technical texts

Writing (English and Spanish)

Project management

Trados, Framemaker, Pagemaker, QuarkXpress
Terminology consultations

Fields: Medicine, medical instruments, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, biology, molecular biology, ecology

Skilled at translating complex technical texts, excellent reviewer, versed in American Medical Association (AMA) and Council of Biology Editors (CBE) style




US native, resident of Spain since 1973

Graduate of the School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Full-time freelance translator since 1983

Course instructor, Como escribir un trabajo científico / How to write a scientific paper, for Spanish universities 1-2 times a year

Writer of scientific papers, news reports, web pages, blogs. Mainly English and some Spanish.

ATA-accredited for English>Spanish



TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE:

9 books translated (2 EN>ES, 7 ES>EN)
10 book translations managed (9 EN>ES, 1 ES>EN)
4 books edited

Over 30 instrument manuals and numerous product inserts translated (EN>ES)

Average of 1-2 clinical trial protocols / expert reports / informed consent forms monthly (ES>EN, EN>ES)

Experienced with web page translations

Hundreds of scientific research articles translated (ES>EN)

Base rate 0.10 EUR, adjusted for volume, turnaround speed, formatting, and local market requirements
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 861
PRO-level pts: 595


Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English301
English to Spanish294
Top general fields (PRO)
Medical376
Other78
Science55
Tech/Engineering34
Bus/Financial23
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical: Pharmaceuticals64
Medical (general)64
Medical: Instruments15
Medical: Health Care12
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng12
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters8
Economics8
Pts in 16 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects42
With client feedback0
Corroborated0
0 positive (0 entries)
positive0
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation33
Editing/proofreading8
Project management1
Language pairs
Spanish to English27
English6
English to Spanish5
Spanish4
Specialty fields
Medical (general)15
Medical: Pharmaceuticals12
Environment & Ecology6
Medical: Instruments4
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng3
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)3
Genetics2
Medical: Dentistry2
Livestock / Animal Husbandry1
Botany1
Zoology1
Medical: Health Care1
Other fields
Food & Drink4
Wine / Oenology / Viticulture3
Finance (general)3
Government / Politics2
Psychology2
Advertising / Public Relations2
Science (general)1
Law (general)1
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.1
Keywords: medicine, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical instrumentation, regulatory affairs, FDA, EU, NDA, Common Technical Document, CTD, pharmaceutical patents, cardiology, oncology, rheumatology, orthopedics, html, medical writing, enology, clinical trials, clinical trial protocols


Profile last updated
Nov 20, 2013