Dr. med. Christian Kessler is research coordinator and physician at the Charité university outpatient clinic for complementary and integrative medicine, located at Immanuel Hospital Berlin. With a short break, he has been vegetarian since he was 18 years old, and integrates this actively in his medical consultations. Moreover, it is one of his goals to scientifically and socially advance the theme of vegetarianism in Germany and Europe, in particular in the medical arena. The joint project VegMed is an integral part of this endeavor. Besides this, another practical and scientific interest ís traditional Indian medicine (Yoga, Ayurveda, Mind-Body-Medicine). Dr. Kessler is married, has a three year old son and likes to make music in a variety of ways.