October 24, 2012

RTI International Experts to Present Research at Annual Public Health Meeting

Highlights

  • Public health researchers will present at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition
  • The conference is the oldest and most diverse gathering of public health professionals in the world
  • RTI researchers will present 38 primary author presentations, 9 posters and 11 secondary author posters or presentations

Media Contacts

  • News@rti.org
  • Lisa Bistreich-Wolfe
    919-316-3596
  • Kami Spangenberg
    919-485-5606
2012 APHA logo
2012 APHA logo

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – RTI International public health researchers will present their latest findings at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, Calif., Oct. 27-31.

The conference is the oldest and most diverse gathering of public health professionals in the world and has been working to improve public health since 1872. The theme of this year’s meeting is "Prevention and Wellness Across the Life Span."

Researchers from RTI will present 38 primary author presentations, 9 posters and 11 secondary author posters or presentations to more than 13,000 leaders in public health during the five-day event. These presentations highlight significant findings of RTI research conducted with the goal of improving public health for individuals of all ages.

RTI presentations will include discussions of substance and drug abuse, public health quality improvement efforts, intimate partner and teen dating violence prevention, and mitigating HIV/AIDS risk among special populations.

Additionally, RTI will host a reception on Monday, Oct. 29, and staff a booth in the exhibition hall throughout the conference.

The event includes more than 1,000 scientific sessions focusing on the latest public health challenges and 700 booths of information and state-of-the-art public health products and services.

For more information, visit the RTI APHA page.