Eliana is a native speaker of English and Brazilian Portuguese. An experienced interpreter and translator, Portuguese court interpreter, Spanish/Portuguese translation supervisor, Portuguese healthcare interpreter, medical trauma center interpreter services Supervisor and Certified Medical Interpreter Trainer.
Eliana earned two M.A.s from Brown University: Bilingual Education, and Portuguese & Brazilian Studies. She’s a nationally certified CoreCHI-Portuguese, and a former Fulbright Grantee.
Since 2013, via the NCIHC’s “Home for Trainers” webinar workgroup, she has helped create and host over 30 national webinars on effective medical interpreter training. Currently, Eliana directs Lobo Language Access, developing and conducting interpreter training workshops and curricula in Seattle.