Robert Keith Wallace, Ph.D.
Dean • Chair • Professor of Physiology and Health • Director of Research • Co-Director of the Ph.D. Program in Physiology • Trustee of the University • Founding President of Maharishi University of Management
Associate Professor of Maharishi Vedic Science
Dr. Robert Keith Wallace is recognized as the pioneering researcher in the neurophysiology of higher states of consciousness. His research has been published in many journals including Scientific American and The American Journal of Physiology. Dr. Wallace’s research on the physiology of meditation opened the door for the study of the relationship between mind and body and its application in the field of behavioral medicine. After receiving his Ph.D. in physiology at UCLA, he did postdoctoral research at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Wallace is the author of two books, The Neurophysiology of Enlightenment and The Physiology of Consciousness, and has lectured extensively in over 50 countries around the world.
Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, FABMR
Dean • Chair • Professor of Physiology and Health • Co-Director of the Ph.D. Program in Physiology • Director, Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention
Dr. Schneider is a physician researcher specializing in the field of natural medicine. For more than a decade, he and his collaborators have examined the efficacy of Maharishi Ayurveda and the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, especially hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Schneider is one of the founding faculty of the Department of Physiology and Health, and a consultant to the National Institutes of Health and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention on natural medicine.
Paul J. Morehead
Associate Chair • Assistant Professor of Physiology and Health
Dr. Morehead has nearly two decades of experience in developing and teaching courses in Maharishi Ayurveda and Vedic Science. Courses taught by Dr. Morehead include: Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis • Yoga Asanas • Diet, Digestion, and Nutrition. He has been a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation program since 1973.