David Lester

David Lester, Ph.D., has achieved worldwide recognition as a leading authority on suicide. He is a prolific author, researcher and past president of the International Association for Suicide Prevention whose newest books include Katie's Diary and Is There Life After Death. Dr. Lester is recipient of the Dublin Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement from the American Association of Suicidology. He is currently Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Suicide, a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Advancing Suicide Prevention magazine, and a professor of Psychology at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.