Dr. Larry Dossey is a former physician of internal medicine, the former Chief of Staff of Medical City Dallas Hospital, and 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 author of twelve 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, One Mind: How Our Mind Is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why It Matters. His books have been translated into thirty languages. He is the executive editor of the peer-reviewed journal, EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing. Dr. Dossey lectures around the world.