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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.

Rob Gentile will speak via zoom Friday, November 25

Utah IANDS is pleased to announce our Friday, November 25th 7 PM speaker, by Zoom from North Carolina, Rob Gentile, who will share his unusual Near-Death Experience.  At the age of 56, Rob had a massive heart attack.  It seemed … Continue reading

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Janet Crawford in person on October 28

The speaker for Friday October 28, 2022 will be Janet Crawford. As a career nurse and long-time part of the University of Utah Life-Flight crew, Janet Crawford saw many near-death experiences and miraculous recoveries. She is one of the most … Continue reading

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Vinney Tolman in person at IANDS September 23, 2022

We are pleased to announce that our presenter for September 23rd is Vincent (Vinney) Tolman. At the age of 25, Vincent Tolman was pronounced dead and put in a body bag. Nearly an hour later, he miraculously came back to life. His … Continue reading

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No August Meeting, attend IANDS Conference

We will not have a meeting on Friday, August 26, 2022. We encourage all to attend part or all of the IANDS conference from September 1-4 at the Salt Lake Hilton. If you would like to volunteer and for free … Continue reading

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Life After Life, the Movie with commentary by Martin Tanner

When Raymond Moody published Life After Life in 1975 and created the term “near-death experience” he connected the stories of thousands of individuals who had witnessed a life beyond this mortal existence. Dr. Moody later created a movie, also titled … Continue reading

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Our June IANDS meeting with Claudia Watts Edge

We are pleased to announce that Claudia Watts Edge will be our speaker on June 24, 2022. Claudia, a local realtor, had an unusually strong sustained contraction that crushed her uterus and imperiled her unborn daughter. At the hospital, after … Continue reading

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Brian Conn will present in person on May 27, 2022

We are pleased to announce our speaker for our May 27, 2022, IANDS meeting will be Brian Conn. Brian Conn is originally from San Gabriel, CA, and moved to Utah in 1997. His interests include digital photography, professional video, and … Continue reading

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David Rose will present on April 22 via zoom

The Utah IANDS presenter this Friday, April 22 at 7 PM will be David Rose via zoom. David Rose has many talents and professions including army veteran, author, surgeon, award-winning webmaster, classical guitarist, and interpretive park ranger. A regular tithe … Continue reading

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Jane Moe will present in-person March 25, 2022

In 2006, Jane’s ankle was shattered as her foot slipped into a manhole without a cover.  Her doctors said it was likely she would never walk normally again. Jane and her long-term boyfriend Richard prayed for a miracle, hoping she … Continue reading

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Susanne Seymore will present Friday, February 25, 2022

The Utah IANDS presenter this Friday, February 25 at 7 PM will be Susanne Seymoure Susanne Seymoure, RN, was killed in a tragic skiing accident when she was 12 years old.  Susanne and her brother were skiing at a small … Continue reading

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