Ms. Bush is retired from a career in education, non-profit administration, and pastoral counseling. She authored the first research-based article on children's NDEs and is a long-time investigator, with Bruce Greyson, MD, of distressing NDEs. She frequently speaks on "Distressing Western NDEs."
President Emerita of the International Association for Near-Death Studies, Ms. Bush's early professional publications included articles on pediatric nurse practitioner education in several peer-reviewed nursing journals. Her 24-year affiliation with the field of near-death studies includes more than 100 speaking engagements throughout the United States, editorship of the newsletter Vital Signs, publications, and consultancy to most of the early radio and television programs about near-death experiences.
She is currently a member of the Board of IANDS and enjoying retirement on the East Coast.