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Vernon M. Neppe

Professor Vernon M. Neppe MD, PhD, FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP, DSPE, FRCPC, FFPsych, FCPsych, MMed, DPM, FAPA, MB, BCh, Dip ABPN (Psychiatry; Geriatric Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry-2004), DABFM, DABFE, DABPS (Psychopharmacology), FACFE, LMACFE, BA.

Dr Neppe is an internationally recognized psychopharmacologist, neuropsychiatrist, behavioral neurologist, psychiatrist, geriatric psychiatrist, epileptologist and forensic specialist, anomalistic psychologist, consciousness and parapsychological researcher. He is also an accomplished author and playwright. He is currently director of the Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute (PNI) in Seattle, WA, USA.

His books include:
(in pharmacology and related areas)
Cry the Beloved Mind: A Voyage of Hope
Innovative Psychopharmacotherapy.
(in forensics)
How Attorneys Can Best Utilize Their Medical Expert Witness: A Medical Expert's Perspective

(in psychology)
The Psychology of Deja Vu,
Deja Vu Revisited,
Deja Vu: A Second Look,
Deja Vu: Glossary and Library.

His plays include Quakes (see http://www.brainvoyage.com) and Tomorrow the Earthquake.

He is a also a philosopher and has developed the paradigm of vortex N-dimensionalism and is the world authority on the deja vu phenomenon and pioneered the management of several major medical conditions. He has authored over three hundred and sixty publications (articles, chapters or abstracts), lectured in a thirteen countries and at about 90% of USA affiliated medical schools. He led the first USA and International delegation in Psychopharmacology and Neuropsychiatry (to China, 2006).

He was educated in South Africa where he obtained both his primary Medical and PhD degrees, and at Cornell University in New York.

His interests include chess (previously chess expert), scrabble , table-tennis, tennis and computers (development of vertical medical and psychological software; internet security).

He is married with two adult graduate children and lives in Seattle, WA, USA.

Amongst his most remarkable discoveries are:
Pioneering the use of anticonvulsants in psychiatry.
Developing a legitimate promising treatment for the previously incurable condition, tardive dyskinesia.
Developing methodologies and instruments for assessing higher brain function, organic brain impairments and exceptional intelligence.
Pioneering the link of the temporal lobe of the brain and subjective paranormal experience.
Pioneering phenomenological detailing in consciousness research and parapsychology.
Currently he is studying child prodigies and developing concepts of genius.


Dr Neppe is a Diplomate of one (also Senior Research Fellow, Senior Fellow and Fellow), Distinguished Fellow of one (also via fellow), fellow of six other and member of twenty other professional or related associations. These include American or International Psychiatric, Medical, Neuropsychiatric, Epilepsy, Psychogeriatric, Psychopharmacology, Psychological and Intelligence Associations and Societies.

Recognitions include in books such as all the editions of Americas Top Doctors (where he is the only USA MD recognized under 5 different specialties or subspecialties), Whose Who in the World (including in press) and Best Doctors in America. Peer recognized awards include: Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa (possibly the first elected USA based physician), Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (highest level), Diplomate of the International Society for Philosophical Enquiry (the first African born individual to have attained this highest ranking) and Marius Valkhoff Medallist ("for exceptional contributions to psychical research" —one of eleven recipients over three decades). Other awards include International Man of the Year, Millennium Medal of Honor, Two Thousand Notable American Men, Five Thousand Personalities of the World, Five Hundred Leaders of Influence, Great Minds of the 21st Century, and Man of the Year in Medicine and Healthcare 2009.

High IQ society membership includes:
Exceptional Creative Achievement Organization (Founder)
Diplomate of ISPE
Member of Genius Society
Member and Honorary Member of ISI-Society
Cerebrals Society

Professor Neppe has a great deal of interesting psychological, psychiatric, neuropsychiatric and parapsychological research data available for analysis. Much of this data is available on computer and the possibility of a fellowship or elective linked with the PNI exists for appropriately trained post-graduate students looking for publications. Some of this could be potentially at a distance.

E-mail: [email protected]
URL: Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute (PNI)
Books : http://www.brainvoyage.com/

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