Degree of Extensive Research, School of Medecine, Lille, France, 1988; Doctor of Medicine, School of Medecine, Lille, France, 1991; Doctor of Philosophy, School of Medecine, Lille, France, 1994.
Resident University Hospital, Lille, France, 1986-1991. Assistant Center Hospitalier Territorial, Papeete, Tahiti, 1989-1990. Postdoctoral scholar University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, 1991-1992.
Assistant University Hospital, Lille, 1992-1996, university lecturer, staff physician, 1997—2004. Teacher Conservatoire national des arts et métiers Pacific University, Papeete, 1989-1990. Member science board School of Medicine, Lille, since 1993.
Captain Officer of the Reserve, 1995. Member New York Academy Sciences, American Society for Microbiology, European Society Clin.Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, French Society Microbiology.
Married Christine Vandenberghe, December 27, 1986. Children: Loanah, Candice, Blandine.