Short Curriculum Vitae

Priv.-Doz. Mag.Dr.phil. Dr. med. Sonia Horn

  • Studies of Medicine ( univ.) and History (Mag.phil.,Dr.phil.) at the University of Vienna
  • Researcher and academic teacher at the Institute of History, the Institute of Anatomy and the Institute of History of Medicine, University of Vienna
  • Resident in general practice, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna
  • Visiting professor, Chair of Medieval and Early Modern History, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
  • 2004 Habilitation in “History of Medicine”, Medical University of Vienna
  • 2007 – 2010 Director of the Collections of the Medical University of Vienna
  • 2010 – 2012 Head of the Unit “Department and Collections of History of Medicine”, Medical University of Vienna
  • Since 2010: Affiliated Research Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of  Science, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2012 appointed as Associated Professor at the Medical University of Vienna, in this function until 2013
  • 2014 – 2015 Visiting Fellow Clare Hall/Cambridge
  • Since 2015 Specialist Training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Research Foci:

  • History of Neuroscience
  • Structures of early modern health care in Central Europe
  • Heath care and political ideas in the early modern period
  • Vienna in the network of medical knowledge (16th – 18th C.)
  • Teaching and learning in medicine
  • History of Anatomy
  • Providing access to sources on the History of Medicine