Member since Apr '19

Working languages:
Spanish to English
English to Spanish

Rebeca Barroso
SP/EN medical, legal, general translator

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Local time: 04:03 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: Spanish (Variant: Mexican) Native in Spanish, English (Variant: US) Native in English
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Jun 9, 2020 (posted via  Currently working as Marketing Communications Consultant | Hispanic Market Communications & Strategy at Blue Cross and Blue Shield ...more, + 1 other entry »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Transcription, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Project management, Software localization, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Medical (general)Science (general)
PsychologyMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Advertising / Public RelationsPrinting & Publishing

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Experience Years of experience: 18. Registered at Oct 2004. Became a member: Apr 2019. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Spanish (Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters)
Spanish to English (Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters)
Spanish to English (ProZ PRO Network)
Memberships CHICATA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, Smartcat
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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  • Meet new end/direct clients

Originally from Mexico City. Rebeca was raised bilingual and bicultural, educated at the American School Foundation and at Universidad Iberoamericana. She relocated to the United States in 2003 and acquired a master's degree in English & Publishing.

In Mexico, Rebeca worked as a non-fiction editor for Editorial Santillana. In the United States, she worked as a medical editor for Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and as a modern languages editor at John Wiley & Sons.

As a freelance contractor, Rebeca has been a translator for:

- Discovery Labs, a biopharmaceutical company in Pennsylvania;

- pro-bono for an immigration law firm in Minnesota;

- Multilingual Connections, a languages company in Illinois;

- the Mexican Journal of Neuroscience, in Mexico;

- Ovia Health, in Massachusetts.

Rebeca is also a CCHI Certified Healthcare Interpreter™ and works as a contractor for Fluent Language Solutions | LanguageLine in Chicago.

Translation work has included regulatory documentation to submit to the FDA, medical journal articles, hospital and clinical intake forms, professional books for a medical publisher, Spanish language learning books for an academic publisher, marketing surveys and focus group reports for an advertising agency, contracts and legal forms, law enforcement interviews, corporate reports, website & app content and social media.

Other language services include localization, transcriptions, and consecutive interpretation.

Rebeca is currently working full time as a Marketing Communications Consultant for Hispanic Market Communications & Strategy at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois.

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

Project History Summary
Total projects4
With client feedback0
0 positive (0 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Spanish4
Spanish to English4
Specialty fields
Medical (general)2
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters2
Marketing / Market Research1
Tourism & Travel1
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1
Other fields
Medical: Health Care1
Keywords: Spanish, translation, interpreting, transcription, writing, editing, books, publishing, advertising, marketing, medical, legal.

Profile last updated
Dec 10, 2020

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