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Joely Lee - Bio Sketch

Joely Lee is the web project coordinator for the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

Joely coordinates web project activities, including maintaining and updating website content. She is responsible for quality assurance regarding functionality of websites and works to ensure they are compliant for those with disabilities. Additionally, Joely monitors website analytics and optimizes pages for searchability and ease of use. She also served as communication coordinator and web project coordinator of the federally-funded Health Workforce Information Center from 2008 through February 2014, when the project's funding ended.

Prior to joining the CRH, Joely spent 10 years in the private sector working for a national staffing agency. She received her associate in arts degree in 1999 from the North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, North Dakota.


Established in 1980, the CRH is one of the nation’s most experienced rural health organizations. It has developed a full complement of programs to assist researchers, educators, policymakers, healthcare providers, and most important, rural residents to address changing rural environments by identifying and researching rural health issues, analyzing health policy, strengthening local capabilities, developing community-based alternatives, and advocating for rural concerns.