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Sam Parnia, M.D.

Sam Parnia, M.D.

director of the Critical Care & Resuscitation Research Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine at New York University Langone Medical Center
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    Sam Parnia, M.D., Ph.D, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Critical Care & Resuscitation Research Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine at New York University Langone Medical Center. A leading expert on the scientific study of death, the human mind-brain relationship, and near-death experiences, Parnia directs the AWARE Study (AWAreness during REsuscitation), and is the author of the NYT bestseller Erasing Death: The Science that Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life & Death. He divides his time between hospitals in the United Kingdom and the United States.