German citizenship. Veterinary Studies at the University of Leipzig, Germany from 1982 to 1987. In 1987 Diploma on ERG in birds. In 1990 Doctoral theses on ERG in dogs at the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Leipzig, Germany. Faculty member at the same faculty 1990 - 1996; during this time postgraduate exchange scholar in Veterinary Ophthalmology at the Universities of Vienna and the Ohio State University. In 1997 Foundation of a private ophthalmology practice in Chemnitz/Germany. Special professional interest in cat ophthalmology and diseases of the eyelids. Hobbies: Trekking, Hiking, Biking, Philosophy.