Bachelor of Science, University Tubingen, 1979. Doctor Medical Dentistry, University Tubingen, 1984.
Assistant professor University Tubingen, Germany, 1980-1982. Postdoctoral research fellow University Washington, Seattle, 1983-1984. From assistant professor to vice chairman department conservative dentistry University Tubingen, 1984-2000.
Chairman department periodontology University Wuerzburg, Germany, since 2000. Executive board International Health Care Foundation, since 1994.
Member International Association for Dental Research, DGZMK, IHCF.