Julie P. Dunne, PhD, PMHNP-BC is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion and faculty member at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College.  She is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner who incorporates mindfulness based practices into her clinical work. Her research focuses on mindfulness, mental health and eating behavior. Julie believes in a holistic and collaborative approach to wellness and research, and is grateful for the opportunity to be part of an organization that shares these values.