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Patricia Ferreira Larrieux
Clinical Trials, Medical Devices, Pharma

Oristano, Sardegna, Italy
Local time: 00:42 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Spanish Native in Spanish, Italian Native in Italian
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I am a freelance translator, reviewer, and interpreter specializing in clinical trials, medical devices,
and bariatrics. I am also involved with COVID-19 translations. What's unique about me? I have a "regulatory mindset"
acquired by working as a Regulatory Affairs & QA Specialist at Johnson & Johnson
Medical Italy for 10 years. That's why translating in highly regulated industries such as Pharma and Medical Devices is not a problem for me. Thanks to my well-honed Internet search skills, I can quickly find useful resources and build glossaries before and during any translation assignment.

I also enjoy technical translation, and I
have experience in a variety of fields including HVAC, refrigeration,
electronic controls, foodservice equipment, mechanics, business, and

From a personality standpoint, accuracy and intellectual curiosity are the two traits that have the greatest impact on the way I carry out my professional activity.



Medical Translation:

COVID-19 pandemic, clinical trial documentation, Informed Consent Forms, Clinical Trial
Agreements, Instructions for Use, Directions for Use, regulatory
documentation of Medical Devices and drugs, CE certificates, ISO
certificates, Design Examination certificates, user's manuals of
electromedical devices, marketing materials, promotional materials,
brochures, Summary of Product Characteristics.

Technical Translation:

user's manuals, technical data sheets, material safety data sheets,
marketing materials, sales materials, quality manuals, quality

Proofreading translations performed by other translators

Editing Scientific Manuscripts before Publication

MT Post-Editing: SDL Certified

Literary Translation:

nonfiction, stories, manuals, etc. My translation into Italian of "The Big Book on the Lap-Band" is pending publication with Babelcube.


Specialized Consecutive Interpretation for Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Companies:

presentations, meetings, negotiations, etc.

• Over-the-Phone and Video Remote Interpreting

I am part of the ProZ.com Interpreters Pool and active on Boostlingo.

For technical and medical translations, I work in the following language combinations:

• Italian into Spanish and Spanish into Italian,

• English into Italian and Italian into English,

• English into Spanish and Spanish into English,

• French into Italian,

• French into Spanish.

For literary translations, I work only in the following language combinations:

• English and Italian into Spanish and

• English and Spanish into Italian.

I specialize in the following fields:

• clinical trials (CTAs, Informed Consent, Amendments, etc.),

• medical devices,

• pharmacovigilance,

• quality systems,

• healthcare regulatory affairs,

• electronic controls,

• business & banking.

My favorite CAT Tools are:

• SDL Trados Studio 2019

• MemoQ 9

I also own licenses for Deja Vu X3, Wordfast, CafeTran.


Born in Uruguay in 1966, I hold a degree in English<>Spanish Translation obtained from the University of Uruguay in 1989.

The following year I moved to Italy.

After holding several jobs as secretary, executive secretary, and
import/export associate, in 1997 I finally achieved my long-cherished
dream to live on my profession. In fact, I opened a Translation Agency
which I successfully managed until 2003. During this period, I entered
the technical translation world by translating user’s manuals as well as
technical and commercial documentation for companies in several
industries (refrigeration, electronic controls, foodservice equipment,

From 2003 to 2013 I worked for a Johnson & Johnson Company near Rome
and was mainly involved with quality systems and medical devices.

Then, in May 2013 both work and personal reasons induced me to
return to the freelance translating life, specializing in medical
, and in particular in clinical trials.

For further information, please visit my LinkedIn profile and my Web site

Thank you!

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Total pts earned: 1280
PRO-level pts: 1222

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English to Italian397
English to Spanish216
Italian to Spanish147
Spanish to English116
Spanish to Italian115
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