Doctor of Medicine, University Munich, 1960. Master in Public Health, Harvard School Public Health, 1970.
Intern Munich Kingston (Canada) General Hospital, 1960-1962. Intern, resident in medicine De Goesbriand Memorial Hospital, University Vermont, Burlington, 1963-1964. Resident in cardiology National Institute Cardiology, Mexico City, 1966.
Research fellow University Vermont, 1966-1967, assistant professor department community medicine, 1967-1971. Assistant department nutrition Harvard School Public Health, Boston, 1970-1972. Assistant in medicine Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, 1971-1972.
Associate medical director Center for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Reconditioning, Waldkirch i Breisgau, Federal Republic of Germany, 1972-1977. Medical director, chief of service Center for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Albert Schweitzer Klinik, Konigsfeld, Federal Republic of Germany, since 1977. Secretary German Council of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation.
President Bad-Württemberg State Society Cardiology Rehabilitation, since 1985.
President cardio-pulmonary work group ASK Group (a software company), Königsfeld, since 1978. Fellow American College Cardiology. Member American Public Health Association, American College Sports Medicine, German Mycological Society of America, Mexican Society Mycology, German College Internal Medicine, German Society Sports Medicine, German Society Cardiovascular Research, German Society Intensive Care Medicine, German Society of Tuberculosis and Pulmonary Disease, European Association Cardiovasc.
Rehabilitation (president since 1999). Clubs: Harvard. Lodges: Lions.
Married Kimberly Smith, April 24, 1964. Children: Johannes M., Angela B.