1. Minnesota


  1. Cardiovascular Diseases


  1. MD - Dissertation entitled ""On the Theory of Computer-Assisted Determination of Cardiac Output and Shunt Volume with the Thermodilution Process"" Westphalia Wilhelms University
  2. PhD - Biophysics, Dissertation entitled ""Regional Myocardial Wall Dynamics Under Controlled Ischemia and Pharmacological Depression of the Myocardium."" University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  3. Resident - Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases University Hospital, Westphalia Wilhelms University
  4. Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. Habilitation - Internal Medicine and Pathophysiology, Dissertation entitled "Methods and Application of Three Dimensional, Time Synchronous Reconstruction and Digital Subtraction Angiography of the Heart" Westphalia Wilhelms University

Academic rank

  1. Associate Professor of Medicine


  • Continuing medical education, especially international medical education
  • Prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease
  • Imaging in cardiology, especially electron beam computed tomography
  • Physiology of atherosclerosis
  • Preventive cardiology and rehabilitation
  • Primary preventive cardiology
  • Research in left ventricular function and adaptation


See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.


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