Brita Fiess, M.A.

Translator. Medical Writer. Linguist.


  • Since 2007 full-time freelance translator specialised in medical, dental, pharmaceutical, and biotech translations.
  • Since 2018 freelance medical writer.
  • Continuing Professional Development in Translation Studies, Medical Writing, Plain Language, Medicine, Medical Devices and Digital Health, Dentistry, Dental Devices and Digital Dentistry, Biotechnology, Biology, and Cleanroom Technology (List of CPD events attended). 
  • Various published translations, scientific articles as well as other publications (List of publications).


  • 1990 –1997  General and Historical Linguistics, English, Social Anthropology: George August University Göttingen, Germany, M.A. (“Distinction”).

  • 1994  Exchange student: University of Jyväskylä, Finland (scholarship by DAAD (Germany) and CIMO (Finland)).

  • 1998  International summer school for Greek language and culture: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (scholarship by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens).

  • 1998  International summer school for Greek language and culture: Institute of Balkan Studies, Thessaloniki, Greece (scholarship by the Greek Ministry of Culture).


  • Cochrane.

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zahn-, Mund- und Kieferheilkunde (DGZMK).

  • European Association of Science Editors (EASE).
  • European Medical Writers Association (EMWA).

  •  International Health Literacy Association (IHLA).
  • Mediterranean Editors and Translators (MET).

  • Plain Language Association (PLAIN).

  • Society for Health Communication.

  • Women in Localization.