National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
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Katerina Vlantoni works as an instructor at the Hellenic Open University and is a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (through an Onassis Foundation fellowship). Her work has been supported by a Siemens Fellowship from the Greek State Fellowship Foundation (2016-2017), a doctoral fellowship at the History Office of the US National Institute of Health (2012), a doctoral fellowship that was co-financed by the EU and the Greek state (2009-2013), and participation in a series of international research projects, including the EU HORIZON 2020 project HoNESt (History of Nuclear Energy and Society), the EU FP7 project PAPYRUS (Cultural and historical digital libraries dynamically mined from news archives) and the ESF project EuroCrit (Europe Goes Critical: the emergence and governance of critical transnational European infrastructure). She has received PhD (2016) and BSc (2005) degrees from the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and a MA degree (2006) in Science and Technology Studies from Maastricht University (European program on Society, Science and Technology-ESST). She research interests include the study of medical, scientific and technological risks, and the history of medical technologies.
Vlantoni, K., Kandaraki, A., & Pavli, A. (2017). Medical Technologies and Health Policies in Post WWII Greece. History of Technology (Special Issue: History of Technology in Greece, from the Early 19th to 21st Century), 33, 107-133.
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Medical technologies, STS