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educator , medical researcher

Christina Papageorgopoulou, Swiss medical researcher, educator. Achievements include discovery of presence of embalming in ancient Greece. Travel grants, Leonhard Foundation Basel, University Basel, Swiss Anthropological Association, grant, Firos Foundation Greece, 2006-2008.


Papageorgopoulou, Christina was born on June 25, 1976 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Daughter of Dimitrios Papageorgopoulos and Dimitra Papageorgopoulou.


Bachelor of Science, Democritus University Thrace, Komotini, Greece, 1999. Master of Arts, University Florence, 2000. Master of Science in Anthropology & Human Biology, European Faculty Anthropology, 2001.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Basel, 2008.


Researcher, excavator Archaeological Service, Igoumenitsa, Greece, 1999—2000. Researcher and book editor Arcaheological Museum Thessaloniki, 2003—2004. Researcher Anthropological Research Institute, Aesch, Switzerland, 2003—2006.

Lecturer & researcher University Basel, Switzerland, since 2005. Researcher Archaeological Service, Chur, Switzerland, since 2006, Institute Anatomy, Zurich, since 2006. Organization museum exhibitions Heimatmuseum Aesch, Switzerland, 2003—2005.


  • Achievements include discovery of presence of embalming in ancient Greece.


Member of American Association Physical Anthropologists, Dermatoglyphic Association, Paleopathology Association, Global Bioethics, Swiss Association Prehistoric Archaeology, Swiss Anthropological Association.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading.


Life partner Vasilios Kogias.

Dimitrios Papageorgopoulos

Dimitra Papageorgopoulou