Patty Pai, Medical & Pharmaceutical Translator, Chinese to English

Patty Pai

Medical & Pharmaceutical Translator, Chinese > English


I am a full-time, freelance translator dedicated to the efficiency and success of your translation projects. I specialize in translations, back-translations, and back editing of documents in the medical and pharmaceutical field, and have been a freelance translator since 2005, with an average volume of 325,000+ target English words per year.

Freelance Translation

2005 - Present

Medical Literature

Translated numerous articles from the following journals:

  • Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinicae
  • Anti-tumor Pharmacy
  • Chinese Critical Care Medicine
  • Chinese Journal of Cancer
  • Chinese Journal of Cancer Prevention and Treatment
  • Chinese Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Chinese Journal of Evidence-based Medicine
  • Chinese Journal of Experimental Clinical Virology
  • Chinese Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Chinese Journal of Hematology
  • Chinese Journal of Hepatology
  • Chinese Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Diseases
  • Chinese Journal of Internal Medicine
  • Chinese Journal of Lung Cancer
  • Chinese Journal of New Drugs
  • Chinese Journal of Oncology
  • Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Chinese Journal of Pediatrics
  • Chinese Journal of Plastic Surgery
  • Chinese Journal of Tissue Engineering Research
  • Chinese Pharmaceutical Journal
  • International Eye Science
  • Journal of Clinical Dermatology
  • Journal of Contemporary Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics
  • Journal of Experimental Hematology
  • Journal of Interventional Radiology
  • Journal of Leukemia & Lymphoma
  • Journal of Peking University (Health Sciences)
  • Journal of Practical Oncology
  • Journal of Southern Medical University
  • National Medical Journal of China
  • Progress in Physiological Sciences
  • Tumor
...and more.

2005 - Present

Other Medical and Pharmaceutical Documents

Translated national standards, administrative measures, and regulations of the People’s Republic of China; clinical trial protocols, informed consent forms, patient reported outcome (PRO) measures; patent claims and specifications of active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing processes; pharmaceutical approval application dossier documents; official correspondence regarding pharmaceutical applications; and more.

2005 - Present

Legal, Business, Marketing, and Literary Documents

Translated patents, contracts and agreements, terms & conditions, laws and statutes of the People’s Republic of China, general consumer information, news articles, and more.

Graduate-level Translation Instruction

Fall 2008 to Spring 2009, Spring 2011

Adjunct Professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Taught intermediate and advanced graduate-level translation courses from Chinese into English for non-degree students and M.A. candidates.

Translation Tools


SDL Trados 2007 Freelance

Experienced with the SDL Trados 2007 Freelance suite, including Translator's Workbench and WinAlign.


Across Client


MultiTrans Prism Client


Monterey Institute of International Studies

M.A. Translation and Interpretation

Merit Scholarship recipient for both years of study.

Williams College

B.A. Art (Studio Concentration), cum laude

Class of 1965 Scholar: Department of Art.