Robert Kurzydlowski JD, MPH, is a Project Director at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Prior to this position, he worked as a Graduate Research Assistant at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. At Gillings, Robert served as a Project Coordinator for a first-time Gillings-RTI grant program. He established a project timeline, created all necessary program management documents and ensured financial compliance with all applicable state laws and regulations. Additionally, as a Graduate Research Assistant, he assisted in developing a gift-giving policy checklist to ensure tax compliant reporting procedures and to reduce research conflicts of interests, for when gifts are made to Gillings School of Global Public Health. Robert earned his Juris Doctor and Master’s in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the Rutgers Business School in New Jersey.