Lexli benefits from a Medical Advisory Board comprised of board-certified professionals who have fostered the development of products in the Lexli line. Among the responsibilities with which the group is tasked are the continuous evaluation of the latest science related to skincare, the investigation of emerging skincare ingredients and guidance as to their usage in the line, advising the Lexli formulation team, ensuring the accuracy of medical and scientific elements of Lexli training materials, and guiding the evolution of the Lexli product line.
Members of the Lexli Medical Advisory Board have been affiliated with the brand from its start. They include:
Dr. Kay Abdullah is a board-certified general surgeon and co-founder of
Lexli International, Inc. In addition to her role as a practicing general surgeon with a focus on breast cancer, Dr. Abdullah is a clinical
associate professor of surgery at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in Grand Forks, N.D and a consultant physician in surgical service for the Veterans Administration.
An aloe researcher who has specifically examined the
effects of aloe vera on diabetic wound healing, Dr. Abdullah's extensive work on the topic has been published in numerous
A Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Abdullah has several professional affiliations, including
the Association of Women Surgeons, the International College of Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons
and the North Dakota Medical Association. She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and
completed her residency in general surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.
Joel F. Schock, MD, is a family practitioner who, with his partner, Dr. Hoadley Harris, focuses on comprehensive
and preventative care in Fargo, N.D.
During his more than 25 years in practice, Dr. Schock has served as the chairperson of the Dakota Hospital ethics committee and is currently serving as the medical director of the Odyssey Hospice of Fargo program. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, the North Dakota Academy of Family Practice, and the North Dakota Medical Association. Additionally, he is an associate faculty member of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, where he teaches students from numerous physician assistant programs.
Dr. Schock is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.
Hoadley H. Harris, MD, is a family practitioner who, along with his partner, Dr. Joel Schock, practices comprehensive wellness and preventative care at their practice in Fargo, N.D.
Dr. Harris is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He serves as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and is currently a principal investigator in clinical trials studying various diseases, including osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease and cardiovascular disease.
In practice for nearly 30 years, Dr. Harris is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine.