Doctor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Paris, 1977.
Intern in internal medicine, diabetes and endocrine diseases Assistance Publique, Paris, 1973-1977, assistant, 1977-1981. Hospital physician Hopital Lariboisiere, since 1984. Professor Faculty of Medicine, since 1990.
Member council Mediterranean Group for study of Diabetes, since 1995, vice president, 1998, general vice chair, 2000, secretary 2001.
Member French-Speaking Association for Study of Diabetes (general secretary 1992-1994), European Association for Study of Diabetes (council 1990-1992), French Diabetes Association (member council 1987-1996), Rotary (president Paris-Ouest 1999-2000).
Married Claudine Jeanne Scholer, November 20, 1970. Children: Valérie, Nicolas, Axelle.