Abitur, Helmholtz Gymnasium, Dortmund, 1970. Graduate in biology and chemistry, University Bochum, Germany, 1976. Doctor of Medicine, University Essen, Germany, 1981.
Graduate in approbation medicine, University Essen, Germany, 1982.
Head manager Steigenberger Kursanatorium, Bad Neuenahr, Germany, since 1989, Diabetes Center, Essen, 1984-1989. Ship's physician Master of Science Berlin, since 1996.
President Cure-Medicine, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. With German Air Force, 1970-1971. Member German Diabetes Association, German Association for Internal Medicine, Rotary.
Married Petra Krasemann, October 19, 1996. Children: Markus, Michael.