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Janelle Palacios

Janelle Palacios, PhD, CNM, RN

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Janelle Palacios, PhD, CNM (Salish/Kootenai; She/Her) is a practicing nurse midwife attending for an OBGYN residency practice, researcher, nationally recognized expert on maternal/child health, professional speaker and storyteller originally from the Flathead Indian Reservation located in Montana. Her work has been featured on platforms such as: The U.S. World and News Report, The Incubator Podcast, and ASTHO.

Dr. Palacios is the founder of Encoded 4 Story and co-founder of SquareRoot Stories, two story-based consulting firms helping individuals and organizations link the importance of history and story to address and improve maternal, infant, child and family health outcomes grounded in family and community partnership.