CURRICULUM VITAE

Name:   Eben Alexander, III, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Address:  Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Date of Birth:   December, 1953

Place of Birth: Charlotte, North Carolina

Education:

1972  Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

1975  A.B. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1980  M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Postdoctoral Training

Internship and Residencies:

1980-1981 Intern in General Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

1981-1983 Resident in Neurological Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

1985  Acting Resident in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1985-1987 Resident in Neurological Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

1987 Senior Registrar and Cerebrovascular Fellow, Neurosurgical Service, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, U.K.

1988-1990 Instructor in Surgery, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Research Fellowships:

1983-1985 Research Fellow in Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1987  Research Fellow in Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Licensure and Certification:

1980    Residents Training License, North Carolina

1987    30888  North Carolina [Inactive December 2013]

1987 58762  Massachusetts License [Inactive Dec 2013]

2004 12520  New Hampshire License [inactive]

2005 0101239440  Virginia License [Renewed December 2014]

1991    91066  Diplomate, American Board of Neurological Surgery, November, 1991 [Maintenance of Certification Program 29301, Recertification due 12/31/2019]

1996    Inducted as a Fellow, American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.)

Academic Appointments:

1978-1979 Research Assistant, Neuroendocrinology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

1988-1990 Instructor in Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1990-1994 Assistant Professor in Surgery (Neurosurgery), Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1990-2001 Assistant Professor in Radiation Therapy, Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1994-2001 Associate Professor in Surgery (Neurosurgery), Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2001-2003 Associate Professor in Surgery (Neurosurgery), UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA

2004-2005 Consultant, Gerson Lehman, New York, NY

2008-2010 Clinical Director of the Brain Program, Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation, Charlottesville, VA

2008-2011 Assistant Professor of Research in Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Medical School, Charlottesville, VA

2012    Research Director, The Monroe Institute, Faber, VA

Hospital Appointments:

1988-2003 Associate Surgeon, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1988-2003 Associate Surgeon, The Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1988-2003 Associate Surgeon, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1994-2001 Director of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

1998-2003 Clinical Associate in Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA

2001-2003 Active Staff, Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA

2004-2005  Sabbatical

2004-2005  Corporate Consulting: Gerson Lehrman Group, New York, NY

2006-2007 Active Staff, Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Lynchburg General Hospital-CentraHealth, Lynchburg, VA

Other Professional Positions and Major Visiting Appointments:

1978  Research Assistant in Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota School of Medicine

1980  Research Assistant in Pathology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University

1989  Visiting Lecturer and Panelist, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine International Symposium on Stereotactic Radiosurgery

1989  Invited Lecturer, Neurology/Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, Harvard-Longwood Medical Area.

1989  Invited Faculty, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Radionics Course in Stereotactic Techniques, Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting, Atlanta, GA

1989  Invited Lecturer, Nursing Grand Rounds, Brigham and  Women’s Hospital

1989  Invited Faculty, Luncheon Discussion Group on Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting, Atlanta, GA

1990  Co-Director, Panelist, Lecturer, Moderator, Harvard Medical School Continuing Education Course, Radiosurgery Update.

1990  Invited Lecturer and Consultant, Varian Corporation, Palo Alto, CA

1990  Invited Lecturer and panelist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, “Neurosurgery Update”, post-graduate course

1990  Invited Lecturer, 14th annual New York Neurosurgery Symposium

1990  Invited Lecturer, Skull base tumor Workshop, Hannover, Germany

1990  Invited Lecturer, Framingham Union Hospital Medical Grand Rounds

1991  Invited Lecturer, Neurology/Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, Harvard-Longwood Medical Area.

1991  Invited Consultant, General Electric Medical Imaging Systems, Milwaukee, WI

1991  Invited Lecturer, First International Symposium on MR-Guided Laser Interventions, Harvard Medical School

1991  Invited Lecturer, Providence Medical Center, Portland, OR

1991  International Organizing Committee, Invited Lecturer, Moderator, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Symposium, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

1991  Invited Lecturer, Panelist, 9th European Congress on Neurosurgery, Moscow, USSR

1991  Invited Lecturer, German-Austrian Stereotactic Workshop, Finkenberg, Austria

1991  Invited Lecturer, Medical Grand Rounds, St. Anne’s Hospital, New Bedford, MA

1991  Invited Lecturer, General Scientific Session, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL

1991  Invited Lecturer, Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry, Boston, MA

1992  Invited Lecturer, Methodist Hospital Neurosurgical Grand Rounds, Indianapolis, IN

1992  Invited Lecturer, Pennsylvania State Neurosurgical Society, Philadelphia, PA

1992  Invited Lecturer, Practical Course, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA

1992  Invited Lecturer, Breakfast Seminar, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA

1992  Invited Consultant, General Electric Medical Imaging Systems, Milwaukee, WI

1992  Invited Lecturer, Neurology/Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

1992  Invited Lecturer, Workshop on Stereotactic Techniques, European Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Stockholm, Sweden

1992  Invited Lecturer, Symposium on Neuro-Radio-Surgery, Vienna, Austria

1992  Invited Lecturer and Panelist, Joint Section on Tumors Session, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Washington, DC

1992  Invited Lecturer, Practical Course on Radiosurgery, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Washington, DC

1992  Invited Lecturer and Panelist, Radiosurgery Course, American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, San Diego, CA

1992 Invited Lecturer, Western Medical Center, Santa Ana, CA

1992 Invited Lecturer, Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA

1993 Invited Lecturer, Practical Clinic, American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

1993 Invited Lecturer, Breakfast Seminars, American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston, MA

1993 Invited Lecturer, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Adelaide, Australia

1993 Invited Lecturer, Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Brachytherapy Workshop, Adelaide, Australia

1993 Invited Lecturer, Auckland Hospital Neurosurgery, Auckland, New Zealand

1993 Invited Lecturer, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society, 1st Congress Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden

1993 Invited Speaker, Santorini Radiosurgery Workshop, Santorini, Greece

1993 Invited Consultant, General Electric Medical Imaging Systems, Milwaukee, WI

1993 Invited Lecturer, UCLA Stereotactic Neurosurgery/Radiosurgery Course, Los Angeles, CA

1993 Invited Lecturer, Practical Course, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

1993 Invited Lecturer, Luncheon Discussion Group, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

1993 Panelist and Moderator, XIth Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Ixtapa, Mexico

1993 Invited Lecturer, Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA

1993 Invited Lecturer, Intensive Review in Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA

1993 Invited Lecturer, Grand Rounds, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

1994 Fischer-Leibinger Visiting Professor in Stereotactic Neurosurgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

1994 Invited Lecturer, Asia-Pacific Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Conference, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore

1994 Visiting Professor, Ministry of Health, Government of Singapore, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

1994 Visiting Professor, Pramongkutklao Medical School, Bangkok, Thailand

1994  Invited Lecturer, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

1994  Invited Lecturer, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

1994  Invited Lecturer, Beijing, China

1994  Invited Lecturer, Zhong Shan Hospital, Shanghai, China

1994  Invited Lecturer, Guangxhou, China

1994  Invited Lecturer, Australian Stereotactic Workshop, Saint Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia

1994  Director and Speaker, Practical Course, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA

1994  Invited Speaker, Breakfast Seminars, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA

1994  Invited Speaker, Harvard Longwood Oncology Group Spring Symposium, Boston, MA

1994  Invited Speaker, Interactive Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Continuing Education, Boston, MA (6/23/94)

1994  Invited Lecturer, UCLA Course on Minimally Invasive Therapy of the Brain, Los Angeles, CA (8/25-27/94)

1994  Invited Lecturer and Panelist, First Brazilian Workshop of Stereotactic Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery, San Paulo, Brazil (9/1-3/94)

1994  Invited Lecturer and Panelist,  XX Congresso Brasileiro de Neurocirurgia, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (9/4-8/94)

1994  Invited Speaker, Grand Rounds, The Brockton Hospital Symposium, Brockton, MA (9/16/94)

1994  Invited Speaker, The Preuss Foundation Symposium on Stereotactic Radiation Treatments for Brain Tumors, Boston, MA (9/28-30/94)

1994  Invited Lecturer, Breakfast Seminar, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Chicago, IL (10/1-6)

1994  Invited Lecturer, Interventional MRI Symposium, Society for Magnetic Resonance, Boston, MA (10/8-9)

1994  Invited Lecturer, Stereotactic Neurosurgery – Hands On, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA (10/28-29)

1994  Invited Lecturer, Radiosurgery for Brain Tumors, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL (11/4-5)

1994  Invited Lecturer, Intensive Review in Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA

1995  Invited Lecturer, Medical Grand Rounds, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

1995  Invited Lecturer, Practical Course, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL (4/22)

1995  Invited Lecturer, Tumor Section Symposium, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL (4/26)

1995  Invited Speaker, Breakfast Seminars, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL (4/22-27)

1995  Invited Lecturer and Panelist, 2nd Congress of the Spanish Radiosurgery Society, Madrid, Spain (4/28)

1995  Invited Special Lecturer, Panelist, 10th European Congress on Neurosurgery, Berlin, Germany (5/9).

1995  Invited Lecturer and Panelist, Virtual Reality in Medicine and Developer’s Expo, Boston, MA

1995  Invited Lecturer, X-knife Consortium Meeting, Boston (6/13/95)

1995  Program Chairman, Lecturer, Moderator, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society 2nd Congress Meeting, Boston, MA 6/14-17/95)

1995  Invited Lecturer, Joint International Congress on Minimally Invasive Techniques in Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology, Pittsburgh, PA (6/19)

1995  Invited Panelist, Practical Course, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA (10/15)

1995  Invited Lecturer, Luncheon Discussion Groups, Congress of Neurological  Surgeons, San Francisco, CA (10/16,18)

1995  Invited Speaker, General Electric Intraoperative MR Symposium, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA (10/18)

1995  Invited Lecturer, General Scientific Plenary Session, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA  (10/19)

1995  Invited Panelist and Consultant, Center for Health Care, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, San Francisco, CA (10/20)

1995  Invited Professor, Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ (10/27)

1995  Invited Lecturer, New Jersey State Neurosurgical Society, New Brunswick, NJ (10/27)

1995  Invited Lecturer, Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA (11/14-15)

1995  Invited Lecturer, Stereotactic Neurosurgery – Hands On, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA (11/17-18)

1995  Invited Lecturer, XKnife Consortium, Orlando, FL (12/5)

1995  Invited Lecturer, LINAC Radiosurgery, 1995, University of Florida, Orlando, FL (12/6-10)

1996  Visiting Professor, Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch, Chicago, IL (12/22)

1996  Invited Lecturer and Panelist, 2nd International Skull Base Congress, VII     Annual Meeting North American Skull Base Society, San Diego, CA, (6/29-7/4)

1996  Invited Lecturer and Panelist, Conference on Stereotactic Target Localization Techniques, Boston, MA, (7/20-7/21)

1996  Invited Lecturer, LINAC Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Radiotherapy Symposium, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea (9/7)

1996  Invited Lecturer, Stereotactic Radiosurgery Workshop, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan (9/8)

1996  Invited Lecturer, Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy Workshop, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong (9/10)

1996  Invited Lecturer, Symposium on Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Computer-Assisted Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India (9/12)

1996  Special Guest Lecturer, Oregon Neurosurgical Society, Salishan Lodge, OR (10/18)

1996  Special Guest Lecturer, Oregon Neurosciences: Cost Effectiveness 1996, Salishan Lodge, OR (10/18)

1996  Visiting Professor, New Jersey Medical School, Newark NJ (10/22-23)

1996   Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, Hackensack Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ (10/23)

1996  Invited Lecturer, UCLA – XKnife User Group, Los Angeles, CA (10/26)

1996  Invited Lecturer, Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, M (11/26)

1996  Anesthesia Grand Rounds, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA (11/27)

1997  Pain Service Grand Rounds, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA (2/24)

1997  Invited Lecturer, MRI Basic to Advanced, General Electric Meeting, Breckenridge, CO (3/16)

1997  Visiting Professor, Maine Neurosurgical Society Meeting, Sugarloaf, ME (4/4-6)

1997  Invited Lecturer, Practical Course, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO (4/14)

1997  Invited Lecturer, General Electric Intraoperative MR Symposium, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO (4/16)

1997  Invited Speaker, Breakfast Seminars, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO (4/15,18)

1997  Invited Lecturer, Anesthesia/Critical Care Grand Rounds, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA (5/21)

1997  Invited Lecturer and Moderator, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society 2nd Congress Meeting, Madrid, Spain (6/25-28/97)

1997  Speaker, Panelist and Moderator, XIIth Meeting of the World Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Lyon, France (7/1-4/97)

1997  Invited Speaker and Moderator, 11th International Congress of Neurological Surgery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (7/6-11/97)

1997  Visiting Professor, Tulsa Neurosciences Society, Tulsa, OK (9/11-12)

1997  Invited Panelist, Practical Course, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA (9/27-10/1)

1997  Invited Lecturer, Luncheon Discussion Groups, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA (9/27-10/1)

1997  Invited Speaker, General Electric Intraoperative MR Symposium, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA (9/27-10/1)

1997  Invited Lecturer, General Scientific Plenary Session, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA (9/27-10/1)

1997  Invited Lecturer, Brain Tumor Society, Boston, MA  (11/1)

1997  Invited Lecturer, Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA (11/25)

1998  Invited Speaker and Moderator, XKnife Radiosurgery Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (4/25)

1998  Invited Speaker, “Meet the Professor Session”, American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA (5/16)

1998  Invited Speaker, General Electric Intraoperative MR Symposium, UHUHS:  Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington, DC (6/3)

1998  Invited Lecturer, Pain Management Seminar, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA (6/13)

1998  Invited Lecturer, Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA (9/28)

1999  Invited Lecturer, “Entering the Mind Zone: A Comprehensive Neuroscience Program”, Brigham & Women’s Hospital Nurse Education, Boston, MA (1/13)

1999  Invited Lecturer, West Virginia Medical Society, Charleston, WV (1/22)

1999  Invited Speaker, AANS Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery, Nashville, TN (2/2)

1999  Invited Speaker and Moderator, XKnife Radiosurgery Society Meeting, Sydney, Australia (2/23)

1999  Invited Lecturer, Panelist  and Moderator, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society 3rd Congress Meeting, Sydney, Australia (2/24-2/27)

1999  Invited Lecturer, Panelist  and Moderator, 50th Anniversary of Neurosurgery in Egypt, Cairo, Egypt  (3/9-3/12)

1999  Invited Lecturer, Panelist  and Moderator, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society 3rd Congress Meeting, Sydney, Australia (2/24-2/27)

1999  Invited Lecturer, Panelist  and Moderator, Japanese Society of Skull Base Surgery / Conference on Neurosurgical Techniques and Tools, Osaka, Japan (3/22-25)

1999  Invited Lecturer, Practical Course, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA  (4/24)

1999  Invited Lecturer, General Electric Intraoperative MR Symposium, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA (4/26)

1999  Invited Speaker, Breakfast Seminars, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA  (4/27)

1999  Invited Lecturer and Moderator, New England Neurosurgical Society, Dedham, MA (6/11)

1999  Invited Lecturer, Panelist  and Moderator, American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Snowbird, UT (7/7-11)

1999  Invited Lecturer, Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA (9/14)

1999  Visiting Professor, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA (10/1)

1999  Invited Lecturer, Neuroradiology, Head & Neck Radiology and Clinical Functional MRI and Spectroscopy,  Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA (10/4)

1999  Invited Panelist, Practical Course, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, MA (10/30-11/4)

1999  Invited Lecturer, Luncheon Discussion Groups, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, MA (10/30-11/4)

1999  Invited Examiner, AANS Professional Development Course: Mock Oral Board Examination, Houston, TX (11/15-16)

2000  Invited Speaker, North American Skull Base Society, Phoenix, AZ (3/17-19)

2000  Invited Speaker,  Practical Course, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA  (4/9)

2000  Invited Speaker,  Breakfast Seminars, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA  (4/11)

2000  Invited Speaker, Society of University Neurosurgeons, Boston, MA (6/14-17)

2000  Invited Panelist, Practical Course, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Antonio, TX  (9/23-28)

2000  Invited Lecturer, Luncheon Discussion Groups, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Antonio, TX  (9/23-28)

2000  Invited Lecturer, Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA (12/4)

2001  Invited Lecturer and Panelist, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society 4th Congress Meeting, Las Vegas, NV (6/10-13)

2004 Medical Grand Rounds, Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, Melrose, MA (10/20)

2010 Keynote Address, Lynchburg Academy of Medicine, Lynchburg, VA (11/8)

2010 Consciousness Meeting Presentation, Division of Perceptual Studies (DOPS), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (11/16)

2011 Keynote Address, International Association of Near-Death Studies, Durham, NC (9/4)

2012 Presentation, International Association of Near-Death Studies, Phoenix, AZ (8/31)

2013 Presentation & Discussion, St John the Divine Church, New York, NY (1/8)

2013 Price Lecture Series Keynote, Trinity Church, Boston, MA (3/17)

2013 Presentation, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (2/27)

2013 Keynote Address, Marseille Near-Death Experience Conference, Marseille, France (3/10)

2013 Graduation Address [with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama], Maitripa College, Portland, OR (5/10)

2013 Presentation, Faith and Science Senior Seminar, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA (4/29)

2013 Keynote Address, Sophia University, Palo Alto, CA (6/19)

2013 Keynote Address, Third Annual Afterlife Awareness Conference, St Louis, MO (6/22)

2013 Keynote Address, Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), Indian Wells, CA (7/20)

2013 Keynote Address & Meditation Presentation (with Karen Newell), Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY (7/27)

2013 Presentation, Aspen Brain Festival, Aspen, CO (8/10)

2013 Keynote Address, International Association of Near-Death Studies, Washington, DC (8/29)

2013 Grand Rounds, Tulane Medical Center, New Orleans, LA (9/20)

2013 Keynote Speaker, Texas Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Houston, TX (9/21)

2013 Annual Keynote, Benedictine Health System, Duluth, MN (9/26)

2013 Keynote Address, American College of Surgeons Foundation Annual Meeting, Washington, DC (10/7)

2013 Fundraiser Keynote, Roanoke College, Roanoke, VA (10/25)

2013 Keynote Address, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ (11/6)

2013 Keynote Address, Academi of Life, New York, NY (11/7)

2013 Keynote Address, Clinton Presidential Library, Little Rock, AK (11/13)

2013 Keynote Address, The Jefferson Society, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (11/15)

2013 Keynote Address, Open Center – New York Ethical Center, New York, NY (11/23)

2013 Keynote Address, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL (12/5)

2014 Frederick G. Kergin Lecturer, University of Toronto Department of Surgery, Toronto, ON, Canada (2/7)

2014 Keynote Address, Congresa Consciencia, Puebla, Mexico (2/22)

2014 Joseph Flynn Annual Conference Keynote, Mercy Hospital, St Louis, MO (3/5)

2014 Keynote Address, Sivananda Yoga Retreat, Paradise Island, Bahamas (3/11)

2014 Keynote Address, Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, CA (4/9)

2014 Keynote Address, Dr. Thomas P. Krueger Neuroscience Symposium, Evansville, IN (4/22)

2014 Annual Keynote Address, The Wescott Society, Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation, Bedminster, NJ (5/16)

2014 Keynote Address, Robert Haden Institute, Hendersonville, NC (5/28)

2014 Keynote Address & Meditation Presentation (with Karen Newell), Assoc Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP), Phoenix, AZ (5/29)

2014 Keynote Address, Fourth Annual Afterlife Awareness Conference, St Louis, MO (6/6)

2014 Keynote Address, International Remote Viewers Association, Las Vegas, NV (6/28)

2014 Keynote Address, Theosophical Society, Wheaton, IL (7/19)

2014 Keynote Address, Greenwoods Counseling Center, Washington, CT (8/3)

2014 Keynote Address, The Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, NY (8/20)

2014 Keynote Address, Coomeva Consciousness Conference, Cali, Colombia (9/6)

2014 Annual Keynote, St Sebastian’s School, Needham, MA (9/8)

2014 Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY (10/5)

2014 Open Center, New York, NY (10/7)

2014 Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA (10/9)

2014 North Central College, Naperville, IL (10/14)

2014 Highland Park Methodist Church, Dallas, TX (10/16)

2014 Northern Iowa Community College, Mason City, IA (10/22)

2014 Keynote Address, Memorial Health Care Neuroscience Institute, Hollywood, FL (10/24)

2014 Keynote Address, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Kansas City, MO (11/5)

2014 Keynote Address, Edgar Cayce Association for Research and Enlightenment – “Life Everlasting,” Virginia Beach, VA (11/8)

2014 Keynote Address, Stella Maris, Timonium, MD (11/11)

2014 Keynote Address, Annual Fundraising Dinner, The Open Center, New York, NY (12/4)

2015 Omega Costa Rica, Sound Meditation Workshop, Nosara, Costa Rica (1/18-23)

2015 Sound Meditation Workshop, Mile Hi Church, Denver, CO (1/30-31)

2015 Keynote Presentation, The Rhine Center, Durham, NC (2/28)

2015 Senior Class Lecture, University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, VA (3/4)

2015 Montgomery Woman’s Club Town Hall Lectures, Cincinnati, OH (3/11-12)

2015 Living at Peak Consciousness Presentation, Vail Symposium, Vail, CO (3/16-17)

2015 Dean’s Forum Lecturer, Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA (3/30)

2015 Cone Health Medical Presentation, Greensboro, NC (4/9)

2015 Open Center “The Art of Dying,” New York, NY (4/25-26)

2015 Sivananda Yoga Retreat Sound Meditation Workshop, Paradise Island, Bahamas (5/1-2)

2015 Bogota Book Fair Closing Keynote, Bogota, Colombia (5/3)

2015 Virginia Episcopal School Presentation, Lynchburg, VA (5/6)

2015 Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine Grand Rounds, Blacksburg, VA (5/12)

2015 Theosophical Society Sound Meditation Workshop, Wheaton, IL (5/16)

2015 Sun Valley Wellness Festival Sound Meditation Workshop, Sun Valley, ID (5/23-25)

2015 Bon Secours Hospice Grand Presentation, Richmond, VA (6/27)

2015 Aspen BrainLab Keynote Presentation, Aspen, CO (7/25)

2015 Aspen Center for Living Peace Sound Meditation Workshop (with Karen Newell of Sacred Acoustics), Aspen, CO (7/26)

2015 Omega Institute Synchronicity Workshop, Rhinebeck, NY (8/21-23)

2015 Keynote Address, International Association of Near-Death Studies, San Antonio, TX (9/4)

2015 Oklahoma City Town Hall Lecture Series, Oklahoma City, OK (9/17)

2015 We Do Not Die Conference Keynote, Findhorn Foundation, Scotland (9/27-30)

2015 Town Hall South Lecture Keynote, Pittsburgh, PA (10/6)

2015 Theurgy Divine Transformation Workshop, Nashville, TN (10/17-18)

2015 Healthy Happy Hour – St. Luke’s Medical Center, Kansas City, MO (11/9)

2016 Vail Symposium – Near-Death Experience Panel, Vail, CO (3/14-15)

2016 Death & Dying Nurses Conference, Iowa Western, Council Bluffs, IA (4/28)

2016 HONORHealth Coping With Death CME Keynote, Laguna Beach, CA (6/4)

2016 Aging Well in Mind, Body, Spirit Keynote – Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA (6/8)

2016 Theosophical Society Meditation Workshop, Wheaton, IL (6/11)

2016 St James Church Piccadilly Sound Meditation, London, England, UK (6/17)

2016 Club of Budapest Infinite Consciousness Keynote, Bagni di Lucca, Italy (7/16-17)

2016 Omega Institute – Free Will as our Destiny Meditation, Rhinebeck, NY (8/26-28)

2016 Chicago IANDS Meditation Workshop, Evanston, IL (9/10)

2016 Spirit University Sound Meditation Workshop, Sarasota, FL (9/17-18)

2016 Sedona Mago Retreat Center Workshop, Sedona, AZ (10/7-9)

2016 Traditional Chinese Medicine Conference, Reston, VA (10/14-16)

2016 Cedar Tree Institute Keynote and Workshop, Marquette, MI (10/21-22)

2016 Community for Integrative Learning Workshop, Wilmington, DE (10/28-29)

2016 Sfumato Dental Club Keynote, Columbus, OH (12/1)

2016 Insight Events USA Multi-Sensory Presentations, Austin and San Antonio, TX (12/2-3)

2017 The Open Center Meditation Workshop, New York, NY (1/21)

2017 La Conscience et l’Invisible, Symposium Keynote and Workshop, Paris, France (2/4-5)

2017 Sivananda Yoga Retreat Keynotes/Workshops, Paradise Island, Bahamas (3/6-10)

2017 Vail Symposium, Physicians and NDEs, Panel and Workshop, Vail, CO (3/16-17)

2017 Invited Lecturer, SoundsTrue Neuroscience Training Summit, Online (3/29)

2017 The Wednesday Club Author Talk, Danville, VA (4/4)

2017 The Infinity Foundation Sound Meditation Workshops, Chicago, IL (4/21-22)

2017 Edward Via School of Osteopathic Medicine Meditation/Consciousness Workshop, Blacksburg, VA (4/27)

2017 Muddy Creek Music Hall Sound Meditation Keynote, Winston-Salem, NC (4/30)

2017 Sivananda Neuroscience Symposium Keynote, Workshops, Panel, Paradise Island, Bahamas (6/2-4)

Awards and Honors:

1977  The Engel Society

1980  Alpha Omega Alpha

1982  Brody Scholar in the History of Neuroscience

1983  American College of Surgeons Scholarship

1985  R.M.P. Donaghy Prize in Neurosurgery, Quebec  and New England Neurosurgical Societies

1985  Award for Best Resident Paper, New England Neurosurgical Society

1993  Elected to “Ten Outstanding Young Leaders” (TOYL) by Greater Boston Jaycees

1995-96 Who’s Who Among Outstanding Americans

1997-99 Listed in “Best Doctors in America — Northeast Region”

2013 The Dean’s Cross, Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA

Grant Support:

1996  Investigator, Brigham Surgical Group Research Grant, Rapid Rate Magnetic Cortical Stimulation for MR Cortical Mapping. $42,000 direct costs.

Memberships, Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Societies:

1980-present American Medical Association

1980-1987 North Carolina Medical Society

1980-1987 Durham-Orange Counties Medical Society

1983-2005 Massachusetts Medical Society

1983-2001 Suffolk County Medical Society

1988  Congress of Neurological Surgeons:

1987  General Scientific Session Committee

1988  Joint Committee on Education Self-assessment and Sponsorship SANS IV Committee

1989  Luncheon Seminars Committee

Poster Sessions Co-chairman

Sergeant-At-Arms Committee

1989-present American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ASSFN )

1993-1995  ASSFN Board of Directors

1989-present World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

1989-present Joint Section on Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons

1991-1992 Chairman, Resources Committee, Joint Section on Tumors, American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons

1991-1993 Self-Assessment for Neurological Surgery SANS V Committee

1991-1995 Stereotactic Radiosurgery Task Force Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons

1991-1992 Chairman, Registration Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons

1992-1993 Chairman, Registration Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons

1992-1994 Joint Committee on Self-Assessment, AANS/CNS

1983-1987 Joint Committee on Continuing Medical Education, AANS/CNS

1992-1997 Chairman, Subcommittee on Education, Joint Section on Tumors, American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons

1992-1997 Executive Council, Joint Section on Tumors, American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons

1992-1995 Editor, World Directory of Neurological Surgeons (North American Edition), Congress of Neurological Surgeons

1993-2001 Affiliate Member, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

1994-1996 Executive Council, Joint Section on Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons

1994-1995 Program Chairman, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society Meeting, Boston, MA 1995

1994-1996 Chairman, Membership Committee, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society

1994-1998 Member, Board of Directors, American Association of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

1994  Scientific Program Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA 1995

1997-1999 Chairman, Scientific Program Committee, International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society Meeting, Sydney, Australia 1999

1997-1998 President, XKnife Radiosurgery Society

1999  Elected to membership, The American Academy of Neurological Surgery

Editorial Boards:

1987-1993 Congress of Neurological Surgeons: Clinical Neurosurgery

1994-2003 Journal of Image Guided Surgery

1994-1999 Journal of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

1994-2003 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Neurosurgery

1999-2000 Methods in Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy

Major Research Interests:

1) Advances in 3-dimensional imaging capabilities for enhancement of intraoperative management of intracranial tumors and vascular lesions, including image fusion between CT, MRI and SPECT, magnetic stimulation preoperative cortical mapping, and the Intraoperative MRI (MR/T) Project with the General Electric Corporation

2) Development of technical advances in the use of stereotactic radiosurgery using a modified linear accelerator and the proton beam in the treatment of neoplastic, vascular and functional lesions in the central nervous system

3) MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery for the treatment of tumors (benign and malignant), clot dissolution in stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage, neuromodulation, creation of focal brain lesions, and precise targeted delivery of drugs and genes within the brain.

4) Design of acoustic patterns and music, especially utilizing complex stereo manipulations, to enhance alterations in transcendent states of consciousness.

Principal Clinical and Hospital Service Responsibilities:

1988-2003 Attending neurosurgeon

2006-2007 Attending neurosurgeon

Teaching Experience:

1988-89 Neurobiology Course, Tutorial Leader, New Pathway, Harvard Medical School.

1988-93 Clinical Instructor, Physical Diagnosis Course, Second Year Medical Students, Harvard Medical School.

1988-93 Surgery Elective, Neurosurgery Didactic Sessions, Harvard Medical School.

1990  Invited Lecturer, Postgraduate Medical Series Neurosurgery Session,

Brigham & Women’s Hospital

1993  Thesis Review, Graduation with Honors Program, Harvard Medical School

1993  Invited Lecturer, Human Nervous System and Behavior, Harvard Medical School

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