Category Archives: JournalistDocs

Docs working in and for magazines, newspapers etc. and for TV

Dirk Rohrbach

Dirk Rohrbach is JournalistDoc and more

Dr. Dirk Rohrbach was born in Hanau near Frankfurt/Germany in 1968. He studied medicine in Frankfurt and got his doctorate degree in Halle (Saale) and Wittenberg. He started his journalistic career in Aschaffenburg/Germany at a local radio station. After his medical degree he changed to Antenne Bayern to Munich/Bavaria and went double-bind for years, moderating in the morning and working in an orthopedic doctors office in the afternoons. Continue reading Dirk Rohrbach

Perri Klass

Perri Klass is JournalistDoc and more

Perri Klass is an American pediatrician and writer who has published extensively about her medical training and pediatric practice. Among her subjects have been the issues of women in medicine, relationships between doctors and patients, and children and literacy. She is the author of both fiction and nonfiction novels, stories, essays, and journalism. Continue reading Perri Klass

Thierry Benderitter

Thierry Benderitter is EgyptologyDoc

My taste for Ancient Egypt dates back some thirty years and was fed by numerous trips there, which allowed me to accumulate a large collection of photographs and make many friends. Despite a very involved job, I was able to study hieroglyphs for several years at the Kheops Institute (Paris), in addition to attending many educational courses and conferences.
My main areas of interest are in the religious and funerary aspects of this brilliant civilisation, which naturally led me to the interesting study of tombs and mastabas. Curiously, though, the pyramids do not interest me.

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Rainer Erlinger

Rainer Erlinger is AdvocateDoc and more

Rainer Erlinger (b. 1965) is a doctor, lawyer and journalist. He’s best known for his weekly “Gewissensfrage” column (“Questions of Conscience”) in the Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, a weekly supplement to the Munich-based Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany’s largest national broadsheet newspaper. In this column, he answers reader-submitted questions about moral issues. Continue reading Rainer Erlinger

Detlef Strathmann

Detlef Strathmann was BusinessDoc and JournalistDoc

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Detlef Strathmann (1941-2001) the former owner of the Pharma-company Strathmann AG in Hamburg has started as a journalist, commenting in health columns of several magazines under different pseudonyms and thus selling lots of free drugs for beauty etc. He has been the inventor of the German word “Orangenhaut” (Cellulite) and using this in the magazines sold lots of ointment…. Continue reading Detlef Strathmann

Günter Gerhardt

Günter Gerhardt is TVDoc and JournalistDoc

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The “Doc” -his nickname backstage- is well-known as TV-Doc in “Praxis daily” (ZDF) and “Teletipps from your general practitioner” (3sat). There also health tipps in the radio SWR4 and some interviews. Of course he is also present in several health journals and last not least in his own office in Wendelsheim/Germany. Continue reading Günter Gerhardt

Ian Williams

Ian Williams is CartoonDoc

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Ian Williams is physician, ComicDoc, graphic and Writer. Photo: Stephen Lampre

‘I am a physician, comics artist and writer, based in Brighton, UK. After training in medicine I took postgraduate studies in fine art and then an MA in medical humanities. I have taught at both medical schools and art schools, and have written book chapters, scholarly papers for various journals and articles for broadsheet newspapers. I started making comics under the nom de plume Thom Ferrier in 2007 but have since reverted to using my real name. My debut graphic novel, The Bad Doctor, was published in June 2014 by Myriad Editions. Continue reading Ian Williams