Guest Speaker: Dr. Jeff Long, MD
January 8, 2011
Author of Evidence of the Afterlife...founder of nderf.org, a tool of the Near-Death Experience Research Foundation.
Jeffrey Long, MD is a physician practicing the specialty of radiation
oncology, which is the use of radiation to treat cancer, in Houma,
Louisiana. Dr. Long completed medical school and did his radiation
oncology training at the University of Iowa. His position immediately
prior to his current position was in Gallup, New Mexico where he
practiced radiation oncology and also worked extensively, both
professionally and in public service, with the Navajo Nation. Dr. Long
moved to Houma in 2009.
In addition to Dr. Long’s professional interests, he has an interesting
hobby. Over 10 years ago he began studying near-death experiences. Dr.
Long has studied over 1600 NDEs and published his research findings in
the book *Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death
Experiences,* which became a New York Times bestseller in 2010.
Dr. Long has discussed near-death experiences extensively with the
media, including appearances on ABC Evening News with Peter Jennings,
NBC Morning Show, The O’Reilly Factor, Discovery Health, and The
Learning Channel. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal,
Newsweek, and Time.
His website devoted to near-death experiences is the Near-Death
Experience Research Foundation (www.nderf.org). This website has over
300,000 pages read each month and is the largest collection of NDEs on
the web in the world.