Doctor of Medicine, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1988. Master of Arts, Freie University, Berlin, 1994.
Scientific assistant Ruhr University Department Neurology, 1988-1991, Freie University Department Psychiatry, 1991-1995. Special volunteer National Institute of Mental Health Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, Washington, 1995-1997. Senior supervisor department neurology Ruhr University, 1997-1999.
Assistant director department add. medical Center Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, since 1999. Teacher Bochum Physiotherapists' School, St. Josef's Hospital, Germany, 1989-1991, Nurses' School of University Clinic Virchow, Berlin, 1994-1995.
Counsellor Society for Threatened Minorities, Bochum, 1988-1991. Volunteer Initiative for Immigrant Children, Bochum, 1982-1984, Fair Trade with the Third World Club, Ludwigsburg, Germany, 1976-1980. Civil Service physician St. Josef's Hospital, Bochum, 1988-1990.
Member Society for Neurosci., German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology, Berlin Society Philosophy and the Sciences of Psychiatry.
Married Jacqueline Juliet Jones.