1974: M.Sc. in Chemical Biotechnology, Technical University Delft, Holland
1979-85: Licentiate/Advanced Acupuncture/Chinese Herbal Medicine graduate, U.K.
1985: Advanced Acupuncture training, Nanjing, China (WHO program)
1985-91: part-time acupuncturist in Pain Clinic of Amsterdam MC Hospital (AMC)
1996: M.D. graduate, Medical University of Amsterdam, Holland
1996 onwards: MD/acupuncturist at 2 private clinics in Holland
1997-98: TCM cancer (short training programs) at Sino-Japan Hospital, Beijing, China
2005: Research Methodology course at Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research / WHO
2005-07: courses in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus University Rotterdam/Utrecht University Holland/Catholic University Rome
2009-10: Chinese Medical Classics (Shang Han Lun and Jin Gui Yao Lue) study, Holland/China
Activities & publications:
2000: ‘Is there a place of Integrated Medicine in the Western World‘, European Journal of Oriental Medicine, vol.3, nr.3.
2006: ‘Integrated Medicine’, Tibetan seminar, Amersfoort, Holland
2007: ‘The effect of Chinese Herbal Medicines (CHM) on menopausal symptoms, compared to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and Placebo‘, Science Direct, Maturitas, vol.58, 1, 83-90
2010: ‘Looking for a better Health’, Tibetan seminar, Wageningen, Holland.
tai ji teacher, 1973-1988 in Holland
founding member of Pefots, a European Federation of TCM Societies
founding member of Dutch Tai Ji Quan Association.