is a German sinologist and medical historian with various additional training courses in health education, music therapy and complementary medicine.
His special field of research is the history, theory and practice of all methods of physical and mental self-preservation. He is particularly specialized in Daoist longevity techniques and personality diagnostics of the traditional Chinese chronobiology and psychology, for which he is a worldwide known expert.
He is professor for the history, theory and practice of traditional Chinese life sciences at the renowned National University for Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland (Oregon) USA. His complementary special field is the cultural history about the understanding of water in philosophical and medical systems of China and the healing knowledge and application methods derived from it.