Elena F. Kranioti
Assistant Professor, Medical School

news and activities
31 Aug. - 4 Sept. 2020
the Forensic Unit of PAGNI organizes the FASE basic course and symposium 2020 for the Forensic Anthropology Society of Europe

28 Sept. 2019
the Forensic Unit of PAGNI organizes the 2nd Greek Scientific Forensic Conference

FMU / Elena Kranioti, MD, PhD

Elena Kranioti is a medical doctor, graduate of the University of Crete (2003) and a certified Forensic Pathologist (2007) in Greece. In 2007 she was awarded with a Marie Curie Fellowship at the Natural History Museum in Spain, within the framework of EVAN, a European training network with focus on Virtual Anthropology and Geometric-Morphometrics. In 2009 she completed her PhD at the University of Crete and became Lecturer in Forensic Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh (2010-2019). She is currently Assistant Professor in Forensic Medicine, founding member of the Edinburgh Forensic Radiology and Anthropology Imaging Centre (EFRAIC).

Elena is the first Greek national with a diploma in Forensic Radiology and Virtopsy from the University of Zurich and the first forensic pathologist in Greece to apply post-mortem CT in forensic casework. Her interests expand in the following topics:
  • Medical Imaging Analysis in the Investigation of death-Virtopsy
  • Forensic trauma analysis
  • Bone histomorphometry
  • Skeletal growth and development
  • Bone biomechanics
  • Forensic histopathology
  • Standards for biological profiling in modern populations
  • Interpersonal violence in past populations.
  • Stable isotope analysis

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