Doctor of Dental Surgery, University Paris, 1971. Doctor in Odontol. Sciences, University Marseille, France, 1975.
Trainee in periodontology, U. Marseille, 1971-1977; trainee in periodontology, U. Nice, 1977-1979; from assistant professor to professor, department chairman periodontology, U. Nice, since 1979; vice dean Dental School, U. Nice, since 1995.
Member American Society Periodontology, French Society Periodontology, International Association Dental Research.
Married Michel Hitzig, July 29, 1969. Children: Laure, Alexia.