Katie Richter, MBA

Director of Research Development and Business Services


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Aurora Research Institute
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Overview

Katie Richter has more than 10 years of experience in research business operations, including more than five years as a leader at Aurora Research Institute, now part of Advocate Aurora Health. 

In her current role as director of research development and business services, Ms. Richter oversees all research contracts, budgets, coverage analysis, billing, accounts payable and accounts receivables, as well as other projects related to the institute’s business operations. Additionally, she serves as liaison between the clinicians and scientists conducting the research and Advocate Aurora’s corporate functions. 

Prior to joining the institute in 2014, Ms. Richter worked for a research services and consulting firm where she launched two departments that provided contracting, budgeting and coverage analysis solutions to some of the largest research institutes in the country. She also has served as a clinical research coordinator.

Education

Master of Business Administration
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Bachelor of Science, Biology and Political Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional highlights

Valedictorian, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Lubar Executive MBA, Class of 2019

Tempo Milwaukee Emerging Women Leaders Leadership Co-Chair, 2018-2019

Select publications

Thompson MA, Hurley PA, Faller B, Longinette J, Richter K, Stewart T, Robert N. Challenges with Research Contract Negotiations in Community-Based Cancer Research. J Oncol Pract. 2016;12:e626-32.

Richter K. How Risk-Based Monitoring Helps Avoid Clinical Research Billing Fraud: Part 2. New Perspectives on Healthcare Risk Management, Control, and Governance. 2014; 33.1: 47-49.

Richter K. How Risk-Based Monitoring Helps Avoid Clinical Research Billing Fraud: Part 1. New Perspectives on Healthcare Risk Management, Control, and Governance. 2013; 32.4: 17-20.

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