Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Hamburg, 1973. Master of Science in Sociology, University Hamburg, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology, University Wuppertal, Germany, 1993.
With University Munich, 1976. Editor Kauka Press, Munich, 1977-1980. Scientist Federal Health Office, 1981-1986, Federal Office Radiation Protection, Munich, 1986-1987, senior scientist, since 1988.
Consultant Minister Social Affairs, Hanover, Germany, 1990-1998, Radiation Protection Commission, Bonn, Germany, 1998, Medical University South Carolina, Charleston, 1994.
Fellow New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Michaela Mocker. Children: Oliver, Adrian, Miriam.