Robert Keith Wallace received his BS in physics and his PhD in physiology from UCLA. His postgraduate research was conducted at Harvard. Dr. Wallace is a pioneering researcher on the physiological effects of meditation. His work has inspired hundreds of studies on the benefits of meditation and mind-body medicine. His findings have been published in Science, American Journal of Physiology, and Scientific American. He has lectured on meditation at major universities and institutes in all European countries, as well as Russia, China, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Mexico.
Dr. Wallace is the founding President of Maharishi International University (MIU) and has helped established graduate programs to train physicians, health professionals, and wellness consultants in Maharishi Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. He is currently Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physiology and Health and a Trustee of MIU.
Dr. Wallace is the author of a number of books including Dharma Parenting, Gut Crisis, and The Rest And Repair Diet. He and his wife reside in Fairfield, Iowa.