Doctor of Medicine, University Bonn, Germany, 1970.
Instructor, U. Cologne, Germany, 1971-1979; assistant professor, U. Cologne, Germany, 1979-1988; associate chief, U. Cologne, Germany associate director, U. Cologne, Germany professor medicine, chief department internal medicine, U. Ulm, Germany, since 1988; medical director, University Hospital of Ulm, since 1993.
Fellow German Physiological Society, German Cardiac Society, International Society for Holter and Noninvasive Electrocardiology, New York Academy of Sciences. Member European Society Cardiology, Rotary.
Married Margot Krückels, October 13, 1970. Children: Andrea, Heinz-Joachim.