Advisory Board


Vernon M Neppe, M.D., Ph.D.

Miscellaneous Information

Professor Vernon Neppe is an internationally respected neuropsychiatrist, behavioral neurologist, psychopharmacologist,forensic specialist, epileptologist, psychiatrist and parapsychological researcher/ phenomenologist/ dimensional biopsychophysicist. He is author of seven different books including Cry the Beloved Mind: A Voyage of Hope and 4 on the deja vu phenomenon. He is also a playwright and philosopher. He trained in South Africa and at Cornell University, New York. Since 1992, he has been Director of the Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute in Seattle and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at St. Louis University. In 1986, he founded and directed the first Division of Neuropsychiatry in a Dept. of Psychiatry in the USA (University of Washington, Seattle). Dr. Neppe is the recipient of many scientific awards and a fellow or member of about two dozen professional societies. He has over 350 publications with a significant proportion of these impacting on anomalistic psychology. Dr. Neppe has been active in research, theory and terminology on anomalous experiences and phenomenology for over 30 years. 

His web sites are: Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute and Brain Voyage
"The Rhine Research Center has a history and a presence in parapsychological research that is unequalled; it has produced many outstanding contributors to the field: and it has acted as a leader and example for many others. Congratulations!" -- Vernon M Neppe, M.D., Ph.D.