Dominik Dotzauer earned his PHD at the University Clinic Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, Germany. He is a founding member of the European Lifestyle Medicine Organization (ELMO) in Geneva, Switzerland and of the German Society for Lifestyle Medicine (GSLM), located at the university clinic in Hamburg, Germany.
He previously studied economics and psychology at the Humboldt University in Berlin. He has co-founded several health and technology Companies, ranging in scope from enterprise and biotechnology software to weight training technique seminars. Additionally, he designed science and evidence-based lifestyle interventions at the university clinic.
His research focus is on behavior change, specifically in how to overcome failing at change to reliably change automatic behavior (habits).