Bachelor of Science, Chemotechniker College, 1952.
Teaching assistant Chemotechniker College, Hamburg, 1952-1953. Chemical-technical assistant biochemistry department University Hamburg, 1953-1958. Research assistant Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, New York City, 1958-1965.
Research coordinator and science editor American Health Foundation, Valhalla, New York, 1975—1999, special assistant to the president, science editor, 1985—1999. Editorial coordinator journal Preventive Medicine, 1999—2004. Retired, 2004.
Member Steuben Society of America (secretary national council since 1981), Society National Shrine of the Bill of Rights (vice president St. Paul's Eastchester Inc. since 1983).
Married Dietrich Karl Hoffmann, June 23, 1960. Children: Peter, Ralph.