Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D., is Director of Research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and senior scientist at the Geraldine Brush Cancer Research Institute at the California Pacific Medical Center.
Trained in medical anthropology and psi research, Marilyn has published numerous articles on cross-cultural healing, consciousness studies, distant healing and the discourse of controversial science. She has conducted research at Stanford University, Science Applications International Corporation, the Institute for Parapsychology, and the Mind Science Foundation. She has taught at Trinity, Stanford and Harvard universities, and has lectured widely, including at the United Nations and the Smithsonian Institute.
She serves on the Editorial Board of Alternative Therapies, is the leader of the Esalen Center for Theory and Research Working Group on Distant Healing Intentionality, and is on the Scientific Program Committee of the Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
Marilyn’s new book, Consciousness and Healing: Integral Approaches to Mind-Body Medicine, features a foreword by Ken Wilber and contributions by Deepak Chopra, Larry Dossey, Dean Ornish, Jon Kabat-Zinn, and Larry George, the Center Director for Integral Medicine at Integral University.