Our Experts

Describing our Work in El Salvador

Aaron Williams describes RTI's work in Latin America to media in El Salvador. We work with government and local partners to build capacity to ensure sustainable programs.

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15 Years After Master Settlement Agreement

Matthew Farrelly, PhD, center, joins the RTI and Legacy co-sponsored panel discussing successes and challenges of the Master Settlement Agreement on its 15th anniversary.

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Testifying to New York City Council

Annice Kim, PhD, testified before the New York City Council regarding Mayor Bloomberg’s bill to ban the visible display of tobacco products.

Speaking to Media

Jen Uhrig, PhD, describes her work to understand the effectiveness of tailored text messages in encouraging HIV patients to take their medication on time.

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Discussing Policy Implications for UAVs

Joe Eyerman, Ph.D., center, serves as part of a panel at an RTI-sponsored forum discussing policy issues concerning the use of domestic unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Testifying to Congress

Josh Wiener, PhD, testified before Congress concerning long-term care to assist policy makers in making informed decisions.

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Hosting Policy Forums

Jonathan Wald, MD, speaks as a panelist for an RTI-hosted policy forum on engaging patients in Health IT. Our experts collaborate with stakeholders to explore a variety of pressing public policy challenges.

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Briefing State Legislators

Doris Rouse, PhD, briefed state legislators on the role NC-based universities and nonprofits play in addressing global health issues.

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We have leading experts in a wide variety of fields who are driven by the challenge of solving complex problems. As part of our effort to turn knowledge into practice, our experts testify before Congress, host policy forums to explore pressing challenges facing policy makers, and promote our research results to the media.



Experts in the News
Senior Public Health Analyst
“It appears that youth are being exposed to a sustained level of marketing about the benefits of e-cigarettes. In television, that can be influential.”
Reuters June, 2014


Research Economist, Food and Nutrition Policy Research
“It provides a better incentive to the consumer to switch to lower-calorie drinks, which would be taxed at a lower rate than higher-calorie drinks. One of the concerns about taxing ounces of sugar-sweetened beverages is that consumers are paying the same tax whether they buy 12 ounces of a drink with 150 calories or 12 ounces of a drink with 50 calories.”

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