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Carmen Ferreiro

Freelance Spanish Translator & Writer

Location:Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States
2 Skills
Carmen Ferreiro Ph.D.
Translator En<>Sp, Interpreter, Writer

191 Raintree Court Phone and Fax: 1-215-340-9224
Langhorne, PA 19047, USA Email:

Ph.D. in Biology
Free-lance Translator/Writer/Editor 2000-present
Areas: Fiction, Life Sciences, Medical, Pharmacological, Literary, General
Native language: Spanish (Native of Spain)
USA citizen. Resident in the USA 1986-1990 and 1993-present

Translation Experience
General translation: Exhibition catalog, educational texts.
Medical Translation: biotech patents, clinical trials, system learning manuals for the introduction of new drugs, drug profiles, brochures for new surgical materials, medical education material, advertising copy for pharmaceutical products, sales training manuals, health history questionnaires, consent forms for patients on cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and oncology, brochures on health plan benefits programs for an insurance company, and brochures for the World Bank among others.
Legal translation: client/lawyer/judge correspondence, plea agreements, indictments, motions.

Interpretation Experience
Consecutive interpretation (court interpretation, depositions, medical interviews) in person and over the phone.

Writing Experience
Wrote four books (Mad Cow Disease, Ritalin, ****** and Lung Cancer) for Chelsea House (Facts On File, New York), press releases for Fox Chase Cancer Center and the American Association for Cancer Research, a general interest article on Latex Allergy, and three short animation scripts for children and one on asthma for a Pharmaceutical Company.
As a researcher, wrote scientific papers, posters, abstracts, and grant applications.

2000-present: Freelance Writer /Translator.
1980-1993: Researcher in Biology.

Scientific Education
1985 Ph.D., Biochemistry, *** laude. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
1985 M.S. Aquaculture. Comisión Asesora de Investigación Científica y Técnica (CAICYT), Spain.
1985: Postdoctoral researcher, Departamento de Biofísica, Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
1981 M.S. Biology. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.
1980 B.S. Biology, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.
List of Scientific publications upon demand.
******. Chelsea House (2003)
Ritalin. Chelsea House (2004)
Mad Cow Disease. Chelsea House (2005)
Lung Cancer. Chelsea House, (2007)
Two Moon Princess (Tanglewood Press, 2007, 2010)
Immortal Love (Crimson Romance, 2012)
Living with allergy to latex, in Parents Express, February 1999.
Press Releases for Fox Chase Cancer Center. Philadelphia and the American Association for Cancer Research.
Professional Affiliations:
AMWA (American Medical Writers Association), SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators), ATA (American Translation Association), Active member of DVTA and DVTA Blog/Social Networking Committee.

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Spanish Translation