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About IANDS Utah

The International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS) is devoted exclusively to providing information about near-death and related experiences to experiencers, researchers, educators, health care providers, and the interested public. IANDS Utah has a three-fold purpose: (1) To facilitate and foster greater acceptance and understanding of near-death experiences; (2) To advance, encourage and promote research and study of near-death experiences; (3) To provide information, guidance, comfort, care and other assistance to those concerned with terminal illness, death, disability, disease and related issues.

IANDS meeting for Friday, June 22nd

Kerry Oman will be our speaker for June 22, 2018. Kerry Oman is a voracious learner having earned 4 degrees in early Western American History from BYU and SMU. Kerry has been a professor at the University of Utah and … Continue reading

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IANDS meeting for Friday, May 25th

Brad Johnson will be our speaker for May 25, 2018.  Before near-death experiences had been investigated by Raymond Moody, Brad was a teenager who, after a party, swallowed 10 pills from his grandfather’s medicine chest. Shortly after he heard a whooshing sound … Continue reading

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IANDS Meeting for Friday April 27th

We are pleased to announce that our speaker for our April 27th meeting will be Howard Storm.  Howard Storm’s unique and wonderful story is a special treat. Howard died in France after developing a hole in his lower intestine. His … Continue reading

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IANDS Meeting for Friday March 23rd

This Friday, March 23rd, our IANDS meeting will be a presentation by Martin Tanner, our local IANDS Chair.  Martin’s insightful and inquisitive mind has had a fascination with NDEs spanning many decades.  His most recent project is a compilation of … Continue reading

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IANDS meeting for Friday, February 23rd

Russell Ricks will be our speaker for February 23, 2018.  Russell Ricks is a professional artist by his chosen profession and recently published author of the book Remember. Between the late summer and early fall of 1966, Russell had an Out of … Continue reading

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IANDS meeting for Friday, January 26th

Katie Buhler will be our speaker for January 26, 2018. In September 2015, Katie had a procedure done and while being put under anesthesia, she had an “Out of Body” experience. When she woke up she remembered it all and … Continue reading

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IANDS Needs Your Help!

Bringing in the new year, IANDS of Utah will be initiating a project to index the archives of past presenters/experiences on our website, and we would like your help. We have over 100 speakers there who have shared a wealth … Continue reading

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