About me

Charlotte Kauczor:

  • Degree in translation from the University of Heidelberg (1989) after studying in Heidelberg and Paris
  • Four years’ experience as a salaried translator with an American healthcare company (diagnostics division)
  • More than 20 years of experience as a freelance medical translator
  • Certified Medical Writer (University of Applied Sciences, Bremen, Germany)
  • Many years of cooperation with medical doctors specialized in various fields
  • Extensive personal medical library
  • Extensive personal medical terminology database
  • Sworn translator
  • Member of the German Association of Interpreters and Translators (BDÜ e.V.)
  • Involvement in medical translation continuing education programmes both as a participant and as a lecturer

A selection of major focuses:

  • In vitro diagnostics.
  • Medical imaging.
  • Diabetology, neurology, haemostaseology, allergology.
  • Clinical research.
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing procedures.
  • Veterinary medicine.

I am constantly handling new topics on account of the various clients of the international agencies I occasionally work with.

Selected training sessions:

German to English medical translation: Regulatory aspects. Training session organised by the Faculty of Applied Linguistics, Cultural Studies and Translation at the University of Mainz (Germersheim)
Translator training session organised by the BDÜ and Karl Storz GmbH & Co. KG on the subject of endoscopy; instructor of the translation workshop on sialendoscopy (Italian to German), Tuttlingen
“Terminology processes and terminology tools” symposium organised by the Deutscher Terminologie-Tag e.V., Heidelberg
“Web-based terminology system” and “Terminology extraction“ tutorials as part of the Deutscher Terminologie-Tag e.V. symposium, Mannheim
BDÜ training session: Medical devices – orthopaedic surgery: instruments, implants and their application, Speyer
BDÜ training session: Living medical technology: Cardiology, Speyer
“Terminology and culture” symposium organised by the Deutscher Terminologie-Tag e.V., Mannheim
Webinar: introduction to journalistic writing: press Releases
BDÜ training session: Medical statistics; Speyer