Member since Oct '05

Working languages:
English to Romanian
Italian to Romanian
Romanian to Italian
Romanian to English
French to Romanian

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May 2021

Mihaela Petrican
Medical,Pharmaceutical & IT Translations

Local time: 02:26 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Romanian Native in Romanian
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Medical (general)Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Medical: InstrumentsMedical: Health Care
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)Medical: Cardiology
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngGenetics
Medical: DentistryComputers: Software

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Words translated: 21,148
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 9890, Questions answered: 2956, Questions asked: 43
Project History 8 projects entered

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 9
Glossaries Dentistry, General, Med Eng/It, Med ItalRom, Medical (general), MedRom/It, Pharmaceuticals
Translation education Other - <a href="">ICoN Consortium</a>
Experience Years of experience: 16. Registered at Jul 2005. Became a member: Oct 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Italian (IATI, Italia, verified)
Italian to English (IATI, verified)
English to Romanian (University "Ovidius" Constanta, Romania, verified)
Italian to Romanian (University of Rome, IT3, verified)
Romanian to Italian (University of Rome, Italy IT3, verified)

Memberships IATI, Italy, Medical Balkanic Union, ESCMID (European Soc. Clin. Microbiology & Infectious Diseases), SiMeL (Italian Society of Laboratory Medicine), ADI (Italian Association of Diet and Nutrition), ESPEN (European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism)
Teamsmedical & dental translations
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, SDL Trados 2007, SDL Trados Studio 2011, SDL Trados Studio 2014, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast, XTM
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Contests won Fourth Translation Contest: Italian to Romanian
5th Translation Contest: Italian to Romanian
6th Translation Contest: Italian to Romanian
Professional practices Mihaela Petrican endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Your medical translator of choice

I am a Romanian-native medical doctor (M.D.) currently living and working in Italy. I earned my M.D. degree from "Ovidius" Faculty of Medicine of Constanta, Romania and completed both Laboratory Medicine Residency and Clinical Pharmacology Residency at "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Bucharest, Romania.

I am member of the Italian Medical Association of Verona province ("Ordine dei Medici Chirurghi e degli Odontoiatri"), board-certified in Clinical Pathology.

Medical & Scientific Activity
• over 6 years as resident and practicing physician in the specialty of Laboratory Medicine, in a university hospital and a private medical center: firsthand experience in immunopathology, clinical microbiology, clinical biochemistry, cytogenetics and hematology;
• over 7 years as tutor, teaching assistant and scientific researcher in Pharmacology at "Ovidius" Faculty of Medicine of Constanta, Romania: research activity in preclinical and clinical trials, pharmacotoxicology and mechanisms of bacterial resistance to antimicrobials; En-RO translations of medical articles, teaching and training materials for medical students; first-author and co-author of articles and scientific papers of pharmacology and microbiology; co-author of 3 Pharmacology books for medical students;
• former part-time Consultant as Laboratory Physician in Emergency Hospitals and private biomedical centers
• currently Consultant Physician in Nutrition and Functional Medicine in private practice • currently Acupuncturist and TCM expert in private practice

Freelance translator:

Since 2005: VAT-registered translator specialized in medical, pharmaceutical and scientific fields.

2013-2014: Postgraduate Degree in Specialized Translations from English into Italian (Master in traduzioni specialistiche inglese>italiano) in Biomedicine and IT & Software Localization, organized by ICoN Consortium in collaboration with the Universities of Pisa, Genoa and Bari (Italy).

The main translation projects I've finalized so far belong to the following fields:

Pharmaceutical translations
• Clinical trials (informed consent, case report forms, research protocols, instructions for investigators)
• SOPs (Standard operating procedures), SmPC (Summary of product characteristics), Labelling, PIL (Patient information leaflets)
• Drug Manufacturing Translations
• GMP certificates
• IVRS (Interactive voice response systems)

General medical translations
• Medical websites
• Documents regarding scientific events (medical conferences, symposia, congresses)
• Articles in medical journals and newsletters
• Education materials for pacients
• Medical reports
• Medical histories
• Medical questionnaires
• Medical Insurance Contracts
• Medical certificates
• Patents for pharmaceutical/chemical products
• Medical IT solutions (Software & Website Localization)

• Kits for immunoassays
• Rapid diagnostic kits for bacteriology, virology, parasitology
• Image diagnostics (MRI, SPECT, PET, CT)
• Automatic hematology analyzers and laboratory automation systems (LAS)
• Reagents and stainers for clinical laboratory
• Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for laboratory

Medical devices
• Electrocardiographs
• I.V. materials (catheters, infusion kits)
• Biomaterials (vascular and bone grafts)
• User's manuals
• Specification sheets
• Manuals and specifications for defibrillators/patient monitors

Patents: Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Medical devices

Veterinary medicine: SmPC, Labelling for veterinary medicinal products

Dentistry : sheets for diamond burs, light curings, composite restorations, impression devices

Proofreading & Editing of medical translations.

IT & Localization
• Software texts (user interfaces, strings)
• Product information
• Multimedia materials
• Websites
• Read-me files
• Service Level Agreements (SLA)

Human Resources
• Human Resource Forms
• Employment Applications
• Human Resource Policies, Ethics conduct
• Handbooks and manuals
• Training materials
• Safety Documents
• Review Forms
• Newsletters

Other fields: Psychology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Education materials, Cosmetics and lifestyle products, Biochemistry, Physics (Optic fibers), Market Research.

• Medical doctor (M.D.)
• Specialization in Laboratory medicine (Microbiology, Laboratory Immunology, Laboratory Hematology, Clinical Biochemistry)
• Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (Sapienza University, Rome, Italy)
• Specialization in Clinical Pharmacology
PNEI (Psychoneuroendocrinoimmunology) Expert
• Expert in Anti-aging Medicine and Nutrigenomics

English-Romanian-English certificate (University of Constanta, Romania)
Italian-Romanian-Italian certificate (University of Rome, IT3, Italy)
Brainbench Certificate on Medical Terminology (Master Level) - 2008

Published translation
Medical book (ISDN): "General Pharmacology" - courses for medical students, Ed. Ex Ponto Constanta, Romania, 1994 (Romanian into English)

Working languages: 

Mother-tongue: Romanian

Language of habitual use: Italian

English - Proficient user
French - Very good knowledge in the medical field

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Total pts earned: 9984
PRO-level pts: 9890

Top languages (PRO)
English to Romanian4252
Italian to English1814
Romanian to English1446
English to Italian895
Romanian to Italian794
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)4902
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1068
Medical: Instruments881
Medical: Health Care647
Medical: Cardiology404
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng263
Medical: Dentistry217
Pts in 59 more flds >

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