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Florida Chapter

Welcome to the Florida Chapter of the IMIA. The IMIA's goal is for all IMIA Chapters to flourish to meet all the needs of the members of each region. While the IMIA is international it believes in the 'Think Global, Act Local' motto. We will have periodic conference calls to allow members in this region to network and find ways to advance the profession together in the region. Please email your representative with ideas, issues, and topics that you think should be discussed. The IMIA believes that organizing an IMIA Symposium each year in each state should be a key goal of the Chapter. If you are willing to volunteer to assist, please let your representative know.
 
Events
To find or post medical interpreting conferences or events in Florida go to:

http://www.imiaweb.org/events/default.asp
 
Trainings
To find or post trainings and workshops in Florida go to:

http://www.imiaweb.org/education/trainingnotices.asp.
 
Interpreters
To find IMIA members in Florida go to:

http://www.imiaweb.org/corporate/find.asp
 
Corporate Members
To find IMIA Corporate members in Florida go to:

http://www.imiaweb.org/corporate/corporatememberdirectory.asp
 
Registry
To be listed in the IMIA Interpreter Registry go to:

http://www.imiaweb.org/members/application.asp
 

FLORIDA INFORMATION & RESOURCES

Florida Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
http://www.fridcentral.com/
 
Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida  (ATIF)
http://atifonline.org/
 
Florida Hospital Association
http://www.fha.org/

Doctoring accross the language divide
http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/25/3/808.full?rss=1

Language Access: United States Department of Justice Language Access informative presentation, please click on the link below to view.

http://www.justice.gov/crt/pressroom/videos.php?group=2
 

 



Cities for National Board Written Exams:
Gainesville
Jacksonville
Miami
Orlando
Tallahassee
Tampa
West Palm Beach

For more information please visit http://www.certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org/
 



Emily Dalerta, IMIA Florida State Chapter Chair The IMIA is pleased to announce that Emily Dalerta is the IMIA State Chapter Chair for Florida.
To reach her please email IMIAFlorida@imiaweb.org.

Emily Dalerta is a Spanish medical interpreter and translator based in South Florida. She has performed a wide variety of language work including translation, interpreting, editing, ESL and Spanish language teaching for over 12 years. She has done telephonic, video remote and on-site interpreting, and currently works primarily as a video remote interpreter and Spanish into English medical translator, specializing in clinical trial documentation. In 2013 she became a National Board Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI)-Spanish. She currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the IMIA Events Committee in addition to the Florida State Chapter Chair and has served as the Sponsor Liaison for the 2014 IMIA conference and the Treasurer of the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Florida (ATIF). She is an active member of the IMIA and ATIF.




Maria Camila Pulido, IMIA Chair for Orlando City The IMIA is pleased to announce that Maria Camila Pulido is the IMIA Chair for Orlando City.
To reach her please email IMIAOrlandoCityCh@imiaweb.org.

Originally from Bogotá, Colombia, where Ms. Pulido studied Physical Therapy at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, she then moved to the United States in 2004. While attending the University Of Central Florida (UCF) pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Biology, she began working as a part-time translator and interpreter with companies like Language Line and Translation Station. While working as an interpreter and translator, she realized how passionate she was about helping others communicate effectively during medical encounters.

After graduating from UCF with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ms. Pulido took job at a firm temporarily, while searching for something related to her degree. During her time in this job, she was inspired by the book “A Singular Woman” by Janny Scott, a biography of Stanley Ann Dunham that included her passion for promoting micro-financing for entrepreneurs. Once finished reading, Ms. Pulido decided to quit her job to found Target Translations & Interpretations, LLC, a company committed to provide professional and certified interpreting and translation services in the medical and legal fields.



State Vice Chair Position Vacant

To Apply Please See Requirements for IMIA Representation:
http://www.imiaweb.org/uploads/docs/Requirements_for_IMIA_Representation.pdf.

Please Note:
Only one letter of recommendation is required for vice-chairs, not two.
 



Former Florida State Reps
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Nataliya Holen
Habib Serrano

Additional Documents

>Cultural and Linguistic Care in Area Hospitals (Florida)

>FRID Press Release 7.14.2012

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