Richard Lotstein, MS

Richard Lotstein, MS

Associate Director of Finance & Administration
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology


Rich serves as the Associate Director of the Thurston Arthritis Research Center and Business Manager for the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, Immunology, Department of Medicine, in the UNC School of Medicine.  He was previously the Director of Research Administration for the Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology in the UNC School of Medicine.  


Rich has over eight years of experience in research administration and departmental business management at UNC, and is a graduate of the 2012 UNC ULEAD program.   


Prior to joining UNC, Rich managed a corporate-funded project at Duke University concerning legislative policy and climate change (The Climate Change Policy Partnership).  He has also held management positions with Syngenta (previously, Novartis) Biotechnology, including roles as Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs, as well as Vice President of Administration and Chief Operating Officer.  

He thrives on service to faculty, students and staff.

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