Mag. Dr. Dr. med. univ. Katharina Anna Sabernig

Mag. Dr. Dr. med. univ. Katharina Anna Sabernig

Faculty Psychotherapy Science
Location Vienna

Field of work



Katharina Sabernig is an independent scholar associated with the Medical University of Vienna and the Institute of Social Anthropology at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. She is a lecturer for different fields of Tibetan Medicine, medical terminology and aspects of intercultural health issues at several academic institutions in Vienna. She was project leader of FWF subsidised projects on medical murals at Labrang Monastery and the anatomical findings of the Tibetan physician Blo-bzang-chos-grags (1638-1712) who also was the personal physician of the Fifth Dalai Lama. Her interests focus on different kinds of medical illustrations, history, terminology and the development of Tibetan