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Julie P. Dunne

Clinical Assistant Professor


Julie P. Dunne, Ph.D., RN, PMHNP-BC, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the William F. Connell School of Nursing. She is a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and practices in the department of outpatient psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance. Dunne is a postdoctoral research fellow at the CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion. Her research focuses on mindfulness, mental health and eating behavior.

Dunne received her Ph.D. and master’s degrees from Boston College and bachelor’s degree in nursing from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY. Her dissertation focused on examining the relationships between mindfulness, eating disorder symptoms and other indicators of health. Prior to completing her Ph.D., Dunne worked as a clinical instructor for Boston College at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, as a nurse practitioner at the Cambridge Eating Disorder Center and as a registered nurse at Walden Behavioral Care.