Physician, J-W Goethe University, Frankfurt, 1993. Doctor of Medicine, University of Ulm, Germany, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Trondheim, Norway, 2001.
Postdoctoral fellow department dermatology University of Vienna, 1993—1995. Staff physician department dermatology Charité, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1995—1999. Senior consultant Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet, University of Trondheim, Norway, 1999—2000, associate professor, 0200—2001, University of Umeå, Umeå, Sweden, since 2001.
Member of Swedish Dermatological Society, Norwegian Dermatological Society.
Married Janine Bock; 1 child Maximilian Arthur.