Dr. Rachell Tenorio is an enrolled member of Santo Domingo Pueblo (Kewa), New Mexico. Dr. Tenorio received obtained a PhD in Justice Studies from Arizona State University focused on Deconstructing Trauma in Pueblo communities (2018). Prior to this she obtained a Master’s degree in Social Work from New Mexico Highlands University with a concentration in government non-profit management in 2012. At PIRE, Dr. Tenorio works on the Healthy Tribal Nations team. Additionally, she is the Southwest Tribal Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator, and faculty in the New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU), Social Work Program. Cumulatively, Dr. Tenorio has over 12 years of research and prevention experience with American Indian communities. She continues to maintain strong ties to her pueblo through traditional activities and advocacy. Never forgetting the importance of her children, family, and her pueblo, Dr. Tenorio strives to adhere to the values she has learned through competence, compassion, and commitment to excellence.