James R. Doty

James R. Doty, MD, is the author of the New York Times bestseller Into the Magic Shop (Penguin Random House, 2016) and a contributing writer for HuffPost. At Stanford University, Dr. Doty is a professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and the director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), of which His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the founding benefactor. He is on the board of directors of a number of nonprofit foundations and is also on the International Advisory Board of the Council for the Parliament of the World’s Religions. He lives in California. For more, visit intothemagicshop.com.