06/2004Abitur, Gymnasium St. Xaver, Bad Driburg, Germany
10/2004-06/2011Course of Study Human Medicine, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany
2007-2012Doctoral thesis Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany, "Altered Diastolic Left Atrial and Ventricular Performance in Asymptomatic Patients after Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot."
09/2008-06/2009Course of Study at University of Basel, Schweiz (ERASMUS-Student Exchange)

Job Experience

11/2011-04/2013Scientific Assistant/Medical Intern/Resident, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center Leipzig, Germany
09/2013-07/2016Scientific Assistant/Medical Resident, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Heart Center, University of Giessen and Marburg, Germany
since 08/2016Research Fellow, Department of Sports, Movement and Health, University of Basel, Switzerland

Science, Teaching, International Studies

04/2005-07/2005Student Assistant, Department of Biochemistry, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany
10/2007-06/2011Student Assistant, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany
10/2009-01/2010Student Assistant, Department of Microbiology and Infectiology, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany
02/2010-04/2010Clinical Rotation, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
06/2010-10/2010Clinical Rotation, Hochgebirgsklinikum Davos-Wolfgang, Switzerland
10/2010Clinical Rotation, Ostschweizer Kinderspital, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Language Skills

German:Mother tongue
English:Fluently written and spoken
Spanish:Level B Knowledge
French:Basic Knowledge

Sports Activities

  • Track & Field (competition in regional and national championships until age of 18)
  • Soccer (since age of 6)
  • Recreational Diving (Dive Master)


  • SPSS, Microsoft Office, Papers, Sigma Stat, Sigma Plot


  • Prof. Dr. med. Friedrich-Wilhelm Mohr, Medical Director of the Heart Center Leipzig, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. med. Hashim Abdul Khaliq, Medical Director of the Departement of Pediatric Cardiology, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany
  • Calvin Eng MD, Chefarzt Kardiologie, VA Hospital Bronx, New York City, USA
  • Dr. rer. nat. Hans-Peter Fatscher, Vice Manager, Quiagen, Germany/USA
  • Prof. Dr. med. Dietmar Schranz, Medical Director of the Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Giessen and Marburg, Germany