Julie Beischel, Ph.D., has been performing empirical research with mediums full-time for 15 years. She has examined the accuracy and specificity of the information mediums report; their psychology, physiology, and phenomenology; and the potential social applications of mediumship readings. She received her doctorate in Pharmacology and Toxicology with a minor in Microbiology and Immunology and uses her interdisciplinary training to apply the scientific method to controversial topics. She is currently Director of Research at the Windbridge Research Center, an Arizona non-profit corporation dedicated to alleviating suffering by performing rigorous scientific research and creating free educational materials on the topics of dying, death, and what comes next. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and academic anthology chapters as well as the books Among Mediums, Meaningful Messages, From the Mouths of Mediums, and Investigating Mediums.