Gary E. Schwartz

Gary E. Schwartz

Gary E. Schwartz, PhD, is professor of psychology, medicine, neurology, psychiatry, and surgery at the University of Arizona, Tucson, where he is director of the Laboratory for Advances in Consciousness and Health. He created the Laboratory's Center for Frontier Medicine in Biofield Science and continues to collaborate on biofield science and energy healing research, there and at Canyon Ranch.

Schwartz received his doctorate degree in psychology from Harvard University in 1971 and was an assistant professor at Harvard for five years. He later served as a professor of psychology and psychiatry at Yale University, was director of the Yale Psychophysiology Center, and codirector of the Yale Behavioral Medicine Clinic, before moving to Arizona in 1988.

Gary E. Schwartz has published more than 450 scientific papers, including six in the journal Science. He has authored six books and coedited eleven academic books. The Energy Healing Experiments received the Gold Medal from the Nautilus Book Awards. He has received numerous awards and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, the Society for Behavioral Medicine, and the Academy for Behavioral Medicine Research. He has served as president of the Biofeedback Society of America and the Health Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association.

He has been interviewed on major network television shows, including Dateline, Good Morning America, Nightline, Anderson Cooper 360, and more. His work has been the subject of documentaries and profiles on Discovery, HBO, Arts & Entertainment, FOX, History Channel, and the SciFi Channel, among others. Schwartz has been interviewed on hundreds of radio stations, including PBS, CBC, and BBC. His work also has been described in various magazines and newspapers, including USA Today, the London Times, the New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times, as well as a feature profile in Biography magazine.

Gary E. Schwartz collaborates with Canyon Ranch on biofield science and energy healing research and serves as the corporate director of development of energy healing at Canyon Ranch.