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Years of experience: 20. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2004. Became a member: Aug 2004.
Italian to English (CTI, Milan) Italian to English (University of Westminster) Italian to English (University of Bologna (School of Nursing) ) Italian to English (Institute of Linguists Educational Trust (Chartered Institute of Linguists))
A British freelance translator with an academic and clinical background in nursing, I specialise in the translation of medical texts from Italian to English.
With over fifteen years' professional translation experience, excellent writing skills and superb research abilities, I focus on providing quality texts with flair and precision, attention to detail and target register, attentive to meeting client needs and deadlines.
I translate all types of medical, pharmaceutical and healthcare documentation, with a special interest in cardiology, radiology, endocrinology and diabetes.
I also have broad experience in translating the arts and the humanities. SERVICES
I offer both translation and editing services. I will also consider post-editing projects if the output is of reasonable quality.
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
I am a member of the association Mediterranean Editors and Translators (MET) and the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL). I am committed to ongoing professional development through these associations, as well as taking advantage of other educational and training opportunities as these arise.
Recent medical conferences attended:
Challenges in liver resection and transplantation 12 - 14 December 2018 Policlinico di Modena, Modena, Italy
Sperimentazioni cliniche in oncologia: scienza, etica e legge a confronto 3 December 2018 Centro Oncologico Modenese, Modena, Italy
Patrizio Parisini Memorial spinal surgery conference 23-24 November 2018 Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
Il diabete è uguale per tutti 21 November 2018 Novotel Bologna Fiera, Bologna, Italy
Uric Acid and Cardiometabolic Disease: From Bench to Bedside 13-14 November 2018 Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna, Italy
Workshops attended to date:
The use of song in therapeutic and educational settings (L’uso della canzone nei contesti terapeutici ed educativi)
A workshop by Gaspare Palmieri and Cristian Grassili
A series of seven webinars on medical devices, specifically; cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgery; orthopaedic surgery; neurosurgery; ophthalmology; laboratory diagnostics, medical imaging; intensive care eCPD Webinars (www.ecpdwebinars.co.uk)
Pharmacology for medical writers EMWA conference workshop, Brussels
Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials EMWA conference workshop, The Hague
European Regulatory Procedures for Medical Writers
Key Clinical Documents in Drug Development
From Protocol to Study Report: What's In-between? EMWA conference workshops, Dublin
Please feel free to contact me for more information. I am more than happy to provide a free, no obligation quote, and no job is too small.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) University of Bologna, 2014
Thesis on the presence of family members during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and invasive procedures.
Included clinical placements in neurology, cardiology, general and orthopaedic surgery, accident & emergency and psychiatry.
Postgraduate qualification in medicine and pharmacology for translators (Master per Traduttori e Interpreti in Medicina e Farmacologia) CTI, Milan, 2009
Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons) in Modern Languages (German and Italian) University of Westminster, London, 1995
PUBLISHED ARTICLES AND TRANSLATIONS
Authoring medical translations - to MD or not MD? (author)
Laura C Collada Ali, Fiona Grace Peterson Medical Writing 2016: Vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 65-69
Accidents and injuries related to powered paragliding: a cross-sectional study (translator)
Francesco Feletti, Jeff Goin BMJ Open, 2014: 4
Although I have translated many medical texts, these are the only two in the public domain.
To date, I have translated over a million words of medical documentation.
Volunteer translator for Translators Without Borders
Volunteer work with ambulance service (Pubblica Assistenza di Castello di Serravalle, Bologna)
Search and rescue work with K9 Response Unit (Unità Cinofila Torrefire, San Lazzaro, Bologna)