--Dr. Melvin Morse
Melvin was voted by his peers as one of "America's Best Doctors" in 1997–1998, 2001–2002, and 2005–2006. He has published numerous scientific articles in medical journals over the course of his thirty-year career as well as a number of bestselling books, including his best known Closer to the Light.Morse has appeared on radio and television programs to discuss his extensive research on near-death experiences in children.
Morse practiced pediatrics in Renton, Washington for 20 years. He retired from the full-time practice of Pediatrics in 2006. In 2007, Morse became the Research Director of the Institute for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ISSC) founded by Charles Tart in 1979. While Director of ISSC, he was awarded the Warcollier International Prize for consciousness research in 2011.
Melvin has written five books Closer to the Light,Transformed by the Light, and Parting Visions, Where God Lives and he co-authored Spiritual Sight with psychic medium Isabelle Chauffeton Saavedra. He is currently doing research into the applications of intuition to the medical field using an approach he calls applied remote viewing.