Jeniece Montellano (pronouns: she/her) is a certified physician assistant and adjunct instructor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her BA from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, and also worked as a patient care nursing assistant on the Colorectal Surgery unit at the Cleveland Clinic. Jeniece then moved to DC from Chicago and received her physician assistant degree and training from the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, where she concurrently completed her master of public health in health policy from the Milken Institute School of Public Health. After completing her degrees, she joined the GW MFA OB/GYN department and moved to DC permanently.
She is currently an affiliated member of the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity, where she works on policy research and recommendations to help increase access to care, with a special interest in Medicaid policy. Jeniece is also the vice president of the DC Academy of Physician Assistants (DCAPA) as well as an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), and the Association of Physician Assistants in Obstetrics and Gynecology (APAOG).
Jeniece's clinical interests include preconception counseling, preventative gynecologic care, contraception counseling, management of high risk pregnancies, gestational diabetes, sexually transmitted infection screening and treatment, and women's mental health care. She hopes to provide evidence-based care in a nonjudgmental and safe environment, where patients can feel seen and heard.