Biography Pim van Lommel (1943)

1963-1971 Study medicine, University Utrecht, the Netherlands.
1971-1976 Specialized in cardiology, St. Antonius Ziekenhuis Utrecht, the Netherlands.
1976 Completed Traineeship Echocardiography, Brompton Hospital, London, UK.
1977-2003 Cardiologist in Rijnstate Hospital, a 800-beds teaching hospital at Arnhem, the Netherlands.
1986 Began his study on near-death experiences.
1988 Co-founder Merkawah Foundation, IANDS The Netherlands.
2001 Publication of Dutch study on near-death experiences in The Lancet.
2005 Awarded the Dr. Bruce Greyson Research Award.
2006 Awarded the WCCPC 2006 Life Time Achievement Award.
2007 Published Endless Consciousness in the Netherlands.
2010 He received the ‘2010 Book Award van de Scientific and Medical Network’.
2017 He received the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Award by the Dutch society of Volunteers in Palliative and Terminal Care (VPTZ).
Up to the present Continues as researcher, publicist and lecturer on the relationship between consciousness and the brain