Dr. Julie Dean is a social scientist and registered psychologist at the Institute for Social Sciences Research. She has training in clinical and community psychology, with wide-ranging professional experience in university, government and non-government sectors.  Her research interests focus around linkages between human health/well-being and the multiple contexts in which we live, including support for families experiencing perinatal loss, people with chronic illness and people with intellectual disability, as well as approaches to concurrently foster both human health and environmental sustainability.