Dr. med. dent. - Born 1970, studied dentistry from 1989 to 1994 at RWTH Aachen University, 1994 State exam and granted license to practice. 1996 Doctorate (Prof. Dr. Dr. Hubertus Spiekermann). 1995 to 1997 Training assistant in free group practice in Bonn. 1997 to 2000 Research associate at the Department of Prosthodontics and Dental Material Science (Prof. Dr. Heiner Weber) at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen; lecturing and publications on the subject of “New Media”. 2000 to 2001 Training as a medical editor for print and online media (Biermann-Verlag, Cologne). 2002 to 2010 Editor, then Editor-in-chief with Deutscher Ärzteverlag, Cologne, responsible for the professional journal “DENTAL MAGAZIN”.