Steger, Florian, Univ.-Prof. Dr.
Since 1st of July 2016, Full Professor and Director of the Institute of the History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine at Ulm University. Before that, since 2011, in the same function at the Institute for History and Ethics of Medicine at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. Chairman of the Research Ethics Committee at Ulm University. In 2014, Leibniz-Professor at the University of Leipzig. 2009–2014, member of the Junge Akademie at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science and the German Academy of Naturalists Leopoldina. 2008, habilitation at the Medical Department of the University Erlangen-Nuremberg. 2003, Bavarian Habilitation Grant of the Bavarian Ministry for Science. 2002, PhD at the Ruhr-University Bochum. Studies of medicine, classical philology and history at the University of Würzburg and at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University München. Scholarship holder and now liaison professor of the German National Academic Foundation. 2018 Medal "Universitatis Lodziensis Amico" by the Łódź University (Poland) and Honorary Professor at Semmelweis University, Budapest (Hungary). 2019 Professor at I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Russia). 2019 Member of Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
Main Research Fields: ancient medicine and its reception, medicine and arts, problems of injustice in a politicized medicine, current ethical questions in medicine.