Medical Writing Authors Ana Sofia Correia

Ana Sofia Correia
Section editor – Gained in Translation


Ana Sofia Correia is a medical translator and writer based in Portugal. She works with life sciences companies, contract research organizations, language service providers, and medical communication agencies providing translation, editing, and writing services for clinical trials, medical devices, product information materials, education and marketing campaigns, and scientific publications. She became a full-time freelancer in 2019, after 12 years as an in-house translator at the Center for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra and the Nursing School of Coimbra. In addition to her translation and writing services, Ana Sofia Correia runs the Medical Translation Mentoring program, a community-based mentoring program specifically designed for medical and life sciences translators. Besides EMWA, she is a member of several professional and industry associations, namely APMW, SciComPT, APTRAD, MET, TREMÉDICA, ATA, ISPOR, ISOQOL, and DIA. To learn more about her and her work, please visit

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Medical translation: A driving force behind equitable access to healthcare - Volume 33, Issue 1

In this Medical Writing issue on Translation, we explore the transformative role of translation in advancing medical communications and improving access to healthcare. Translation is the intricate process of converting the written word from one…



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