Raymond Moody, MD, PhD

Author & lecturer

Raymond Moody, MD, PhD

Author & lecturer


Dr. Moody is a bestselling author of twelve books, including Life after Life, Glimpses of Eternity and Reunions, which have sold millions of copies worldwide. He has also authored numerous academic and professional articles on near-death and shared-death experiences as well as  language and consciousness. Dr. Moody continues to draw enormous public interest with his groundbreaking works on the near-death experience and other transpersonal aspects of grief and the dying process.

Award-Winning Author 
Raymond Moody received the World Humanitarian Award in Denmark. He was also honored with a bronze medal in the Human Relations category at the New York Film Festival for the movie version of Life After Life.

World-Renowned Scholar and Researcher

  • M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia
  • Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Virginia
  • M.A. in philosophy from the University of Virginia
  • B.A. with Honors in philosophy from the University of Virginia

Dr. Moody is the leading authority on the ‘near-death experience’—a phrase he coined in the late seventies. Dr. Moody’s research into the phenomenon of near-death experience had its start in the 1960’s. The New York Times calls him “the father of the near-death experience.”

Dynamic Lecturer
Dr. Moody has enlightened and entertained audiences all over the world for over four decades. He offers a variety of lecture/workshop presentations on the topics of:  life after life experience , near-death experiences, death with dignity, life after loss, surviving grief & finding hope, visionary encounters with departed loved ones, the healing power of humor, the loss of children, language and consciousness, and catastrophic tragedy causing collective grief.

Expert Trainer and Instructor
Dr. Moody trains hospice workers, clergy, psychologists, nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals on matters of grief recovery and dying.

Featured Expert in the Media
Dr. Moody has appeared on hundreds of  local and nationally syndicated programs such as MSNBC: Grief Recovery, NBC Today, ABC’s Turning Point, Oprah, Coast to Coast AM and other popular talk shows or television and radio.

The University of Heaven www.theuniversityofheaven.com

His new online educational platform The University of Heaven offers live webinars and pre-recorded courses featuring leading-experts at the frontiers of science and spirituality.

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