Dean List obtained his RN degree in 1976. He then went on to get his Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in 1983, and his APRN in 2000. Dean is a mental health provider in over 20 communities for the adult/geriatric population. Dean has experience in working at the Department of Veterans Affairs for Nebraska and Iowa in the outpatient mental health treatment center where he provided ongoing mental health assessments, prescribing treatment options and medications, and reassessing the effectiveness of the regimen. Also, he was the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team lead for Mental Health developing staff education and recovery treatment plans. Dean currently owns his own Mental Health company called Pro Care Mental Health, along with assisting Health At Home Consultants. Publications that Dean has been a part of are: Apathy in Chronic Illness: Impact of Medical Crisis Counseling, Long-Acting Injectable Risperdone in the Treatment of Schizophrenia, and Attitudes Towards Modification of Stress Response of Myocardial Infarction Patients.