Bruce Greyson, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia and the former director of The Division of Perceptual Studies at the University of Virginia. He is also a Professor of Psychiatric Medicine in the Department of Psychiatric Medicine, Division of Outpatient Psychiatry, at the University of Virginia. Greyson is one of the first researchers to gather empirical data on near-death experiences, using accepted scientific methods.
Dr Greyson is co-author of Irreducible Mind (2007) and co-editor of The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences. Greyson wrote the overview of Near Death Experiences for the Encyclopædia Britannica and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Near-Death Studies from 1982 through 2007. He is co-author of Irreducible Mind: Toward a Psychology for the 21st Century and co-editor of The Handbook of Near-Death Experiences: Thirty Years of Investigation.