...graduated from high school in Heidelberg and studied human medicine at the University of Heidelberg up to her preliminary medical examination. She then moved to Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, where she took her first and second state examinations. She completed her final third state examination in Berlin before moving to Barcelona (Spain) for her internship year. She began her residency as a surgical urologist in Marseille (France) and, as is customary in France, passed through several stations at clinics in Aix-en-Provence and Montpellier. After her specialist examination in Berlin, she moved to Martinique for family reasons and worked there for ten years as a urologist in private practice with in-patient beds at a private clinic. Now the mother of three children has returned to her native city of Heidelberg.