Marilyn Mandala Schlitz, Ph.D. is a clinical research scientist, medical anthropologist, writer, speaker, and thought leader who has pioneered clinical and field-based research in the area of human transformation, consciousness studies, worldview literacy and cultural healing for more than three decades. She is the President and CEO for the Institute of Noetic Sciences and Senior Scientist at the Research Institute, California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA.
Dr. Schlitz has published hundreds of articles on consciousness studies in both scholarly and popular journals. She is a visionary leader and an engaging speaker with a rare ability to translate complex ideas into a common sense language that excites the imaginations of her audiences worldwide. Her books include: Consciousness and Healing, Integral approaches to Mind-Body Medicine and Living Deeply: the Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life.