Price, E(lias) Alan (1918– )
Physician and radiologist concerned with parapsychology.
Price was born on April 15, 1918, in Dolhinow, Poland. He
moved to South Africa and studied at the University of Witwatersrand,
South Africa (M.B., Ch.B).
Price served in the Israeli Army from 1948 to 1949, during
the formation of the state of Israel. He then returned to South
Africa as a resident house physician from 1949 to 1951 and
then went to England to study at London University College
Hospital (D.M.R.D. diagnostic radiology, 1953). Price became
a consulting radiologist (1954–58) at Johannesburg General
Hospital, South Africa. He reentered private practice in Johannesburg
in 1958.
Price was a member of the Society for Psychical Research,
London and a founder and leader in 1955 of the South African
Society for Psychical Research (vice president, 1956–57; president,
1958; and executive member from 1959).
Sources
Price, E. Alan, Marius Valkhoff, and J. H. Van Der Merwe.
Parapsychology and Modern Science. South African Society for Psychical
Research, 1958.