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Lexie Schmidt, BBA - Bio Sketch

Lexie Schmidt is the outreach specialist for the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) within the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.

In this position, Lexie is responsible for promoting and updating the RHIhub website with relevant news, creating and coordinating social media content, as well as helping to organize marketing and outreach activities for the CRH.

Originally from Bellingham, Washington, Lexie attended UND, where she earned a bachelor's degree in business economics with a minor in communications in 2018. Prior to her position at CRH, Lexie served as a financial counselor for Altru Health System.


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.