Dr. Larry Dossey is a physician of internal medicine and former Chief of Staff of Medical City Dallas Hospital. He is the author of eleven books dealing with consciousness, spirituality and healing, including the New York Times bestseller HEALING WORDS: THE POWER OF PRAYER AND THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE, and most recently THE POWER OF PREMONITIONS: HOW KNOWING THE FUTURE CAN SHAPE OUR LIVES. Dr. Dossey is the former co-chairman of the Panel on Mind/Body Interventions, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health. He is the executive editor of the peer-reviewed journal EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing. Dr. Dossey lectures around the world. He lives in Santa Fe, NM, with his wife Barbara, a nurse-consultant and the author of several award-winning books.