Paul J. Morehead

Paul J. Morehead

  • Associate Dean, College of Integrative Medicine
  • Director, Online MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, Physiology and Health
  • Paul J. Morehead has taught at the Maharishi University of Management for twenty years

 

Paul J. Morehead, PhD, is an educator and practitioner of Maharishi AyurVeda. He has been teaching Transcendental Meditation for 43 years and Maharishi AyurVeda for 28 years. Teaching these technologies for health and inner development, and seeing the immediate transformation in people’s lives, is his greatest fulfillment.

Dr. Morehead helped develop the undergraduate programs in physiology and health at MUM and taught many of the courses, including Self Pulse Reading, Maharishi Yoga Asanas, Diet Digestion and Nutrition, Prevention, Human Physiology and Veda in Human Physiology.

After completing his Ph.D. in Physiology, Dr. Morehead began developing the MS in Maharishi AyurVeda in Integrative Medicine, working with founding MUM faculty and leading Ayurvedic physicians from India. This online Masters is the only accredited Master’s degree in Ayurveda in the US. Maharishi AyurVeda is a comprehensive system of natural medicine that incorporates mind, body, behavior and environment – the whole field of health. This groundbreaking MS is pioneering the integration of AyurVeda with integrative medicine, including modern medicine, Chinese Medicine, Osteopathy, Homeopathy and Chiropractic Medicine.

Dr. Morehead continues to teach Transcendental Meditation, which is the approach of Maharishi AyurVeda for the mind, and the foundation of this consciousness-based system of healthcare. Extensive research demonstrates the effectiveness of this approach in enlivening the inner intelligence of the body to promote health and longevity.

Professional Activities:

  • Associate Dean, Maharishi College of Perfect Health; developing health education programs in Maharishi AyurVeda at MUM
  • Director, Online MS in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine: Developing and teaching the MS courses in the online MS and our in-residence MD MS in our partner institutions in the Caribbean
  • TM Teacher: Co-Chair of Evanston Transcendental Meditation Center, Evanston, Illinois
  • Teaching Yoga Online: teaching Maharishi Yoga Asanas 16 lesson course online via Distance Education

Education:

  • BA Maharishi Science of Creative Intelligence, Maharishi European Research University
  • MA Maharishi Science of Creative Intelligence, Maharishi International University
  • MS Physiology, Maharishi University of Management
  • PhD Physiology and Health, Maharishi University of Management

Publications:

  • 2011 – Present  M.S. in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine, Principle Curriculum Designer
  • 1993 – Nidich, S. Morehead, P. et al. The Effect of the Maharishi Student Rasayana Food Supplement on Non-Verbal Intelligence. Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 599-602.
  • 1992 – Maharishi AyurVeda Curriculum for Elementary and Secondary Education, Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment
  • 1991 – Science of Creative Intelligence Curriculum for Elementary and Secondary Education, Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment
Robert Keith Wallace

Robert Keith Wallace

  • Chair, Department of Physiology and Health
  • Founding President of Maharishi University of Management
  • Co-Director of the PhD Program in Physiology
  • Co-Director of MS Program in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine
  • Co-Director of MS Program in Maharishi AyurVeda and Integrative Medicine
  • Director of Research (International) at Maharishi University of Management
  • Dr. Robert Keith Wallace has taught at the Maharishi University of Management for forty-six years

 

Dr. Robert Keith Wallace received his Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of California at Los Angeles and did his postdoctoral research at Harvard Medical School. His seminal papers published in Science, the American Journal of Physiology, and Scientific American, showed that Transcendental Meditation technique, produced a fourth major state of consciousness different than waking, sleeping, or dreaming.

Dr. Wallace was the founding President of Maharishi University of Management and established the first Maharishi AyurVeda Clinics in the United States. He has traveled worldwide giving lectures at major universities and institutes on Maharishi’s consciousness-based health programs. Dr. Wallace is the author of The Neurophysiology of Enlightenment, The Physiology of Consciousness, and co-author of Victory Before War.

Dr. Wallace is currently a trustee of Maharishi University of Management and Director of Research. He is a professor and the Chair of the Department of Physiology and Health.

Robert Schneider

Robert Schneider

  • Dean, College of Integrative Medicine
  • Professor, Physiology and Health
  • Director, Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention
  • Robert Schneider has taught at the Maharishi University of Management for thirty-two years

 

Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, is a physician-scientist-educator and internationally-recognized leader in evidence-based integrative medicine.  Dr. Schneider did his clinical training in internal medicine by a fellowship in hypertension at the University of Michigan Medical School, specializing in preventive cardiology and neuro-cardiology. Dr. Schneider was one of the first to be certified as a clinical specialist in hypertension.

He is board-certified in preventive medicine and public health. Beginning in 1984, Dr. Schneider was one of the first physicians in the United States to formally train in the Maharishi Vedic Approach to Health, the traditional system of natural health care of ancient India, which includes AyurVeda and other mind, body and environment approaches.

For the past 30 years, Dr. Schneider has directed a research program on mind-body medicine and other CAM modalities for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.  He has been the principal or co-investigator on more than $25 million of grant support from the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Schneider has briefed the Presidential Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the U.S. Congress’ Prevention Coalition and members of the British Parliament’s House of Lords Committee on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Currently, Dr. Schneider is Dean of the Maharishi College of Perfect Health.

Research Studies

A list of research studies conducted by Dr. Schneider and other members of the Institute for Natural Health and Prevention can be viewed here.