Madelaine Lawrence, PhD, RN is a researcher, author, educator, professional life coach as well as a certified hypnotist and instructor of hypnosis. She has taught research to graduate and undergraduate students for over 25 years and was the Director of Nursing Education and Research for a large urban hospital in Connecticut. Her research and writings include an investigation of critical care nurses, the experiences of unconscious patients, a prospective study of near-death experiences, a study of the incidence of deathbed communications and descriptions of near-death and other transpersonal experiences occurring during catastrophic events.
She has been interviewed for several lay publications and appeared on many television shows including ABC’s Turning Point with Diane Sawyer. She has authored two murder mysteries and two nonfiction books: "In a world of their own experiencing unconsciousness" and "The death view revolution: A guide to transpersonal experiences surrounding death."