Doctor of Medicine, University Innsbruck, 1973. Degree in pediatrics, University Padova, 1977. Degree in pediatric gastroenterology, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1987.
Intern, resident, Verona, 1973-1976; intern, resident, Padua, 1977; assistant, General Hospital, Bozen, 1974-1981; associate, General Hospital, Bozen, 1981-1995; director department pediatrics, General Hospital, Bozen, since 1996. Director research laboratory, Bozen, 1988. Professor pediatrics U. Innsbruck, 1992, U.Rome, Italy, 1994, U. Verona, Italy, 1995.
Married Antoinette Marthe Schaack, December 17, 1975. Children: Thomas, Sabine.