Ms. Gloria Rivera
Ms. Gloria Rivera
English/Spanish Translator, Interpreter, Instructor
San Francisco/Oakland, California
Skype Name blueurpi
Working Languages: English
Other Language(s) Into English: Spanish into English
English Into Other Language(s): English into Spanish
Dr. Gloria M. Rivera, CCCI, CMI-Spanish, CHI-Spanish, is an English/Spanish certified court and medical interpreter, conference interpreter, translator, and instructor.
She was born and raised in Lima, Peru, where she obtained her medical degree from Universidad San Martin de Porres’ College of Medicine. Her medical training allowed her to gather experience in different settings, including pediatrics, internal medicine, OB/Gyn, mental health, general surgery, and other specialties. She worked at the Peruvian Navy Medical Center as a general practitioner and general surgeon.
She holds a Professional Certificate of Translation and Interpretation from UCSD Extension and taught for the medical area of said Professional Certificate. She is an English/Spanish Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI-Spanish), Certified Healthcare Interpreter (CHI-Spanish), and California Certified Court Interpreter (CCCI).
She is Core Faculty Member of the National Center for Interpretation’s Agnese Haury Institute (University of Arizona) at the Medical Interpreter Training Institute (MITI) and Online Seminars for Medical Interpreters (OSMI) where she has worked as an instructor and contributed to curriculum development since 2013.
Dr. Gloria is also the owner of Blue Urpi, a company focused on providing medically accurate training for certified and aspiring medical interpreters. She is the recipient of 2018 CHIA’s Instructor of the Year Award.
General Areas of Specialization: Law, Medicine, Official documents, Personal documents, Voiceover
Specialized Equipment and Software:
WordFast Pro 5
Translator or Interpreter: Translator, Interpreter
– Training for medical interpreting
Professional Certificate of Translation and Interpreting English/Spanish from UCSD Extension
Primary Interpreter Credentials:Consecutive court, Simultaneous conference, Simultaneous court, California state court certificate, Certified Medical/Healthcare Interpreter
Medical Degree (physician/surgeon) from U. San Martin de Porres (Lima, Peru)
California Certified Court Interpreter (CCCI)
Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI)
Certified Healthcare Interpreter (CHI)