Doctor of Medicine Psychiatry, Neurology, Psychotherapy, Heidelberg (Germany) U., 1981.
Postgraduate Max Planck Institute, Munich, 1981—1983. Junior physician University clinics, Frankfurt, 1983—1988, senior physician, since 1988. Assistant professor psychiatry Heidelburg University, 1991—2001, professor psychiatry and psychotherapy, since 2001.
Head sleep disorders department University Clinics, Frankfurt, 1988, head outpatient department, 1990. Instructor psychiatry Frankfurt University, 1990, associate professor, since 1996. General manager, director Psychosomatic Hospital, Hofheim, since 1998.
Member International Society of Brain Imaging in Psychiatry, World/European/German Sleep Research Societies (speaker education in sleep medicine section 1988-1990).
Married Sigrid Anne Meyer, August 26, 1983. Children: Jan-Eric, Robin John, Tom Hendrik.