Workforce development experts to discuss global youth employment crisis at DC policy forum
Leading workforce development experts will discuss the global youth employment crisis at a policy forum at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Oct. 15.
NIH and VA address pain and related conditions in U.S. military personnel, veterans and their families
RTI International has been awarded one of thirteen research projects to explore nondrug approaches to managing pain and related health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), drug abuse and sleep issues. The effort seeks to enhance options for the management of pain and associated problems in U.S. military personnel, veterans and their families.
Study: Mass rape occurred during post-election violence in Kenya
New evidence shows mass rape occurred during the post-election violence period following the 2007 presidential election in Kenya, according to research by RTI International, Physicians for Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, and Nakuru Provincial General Hospital.
Global rates of violent crime can be halved with the right policies, experts say
Levels of violent crime such as intimate partner violence, child abuse, murder and gang violence could be halved in 30 years if governments implement the right policies, according to leading researchers at the World Health Organization and University of Cambridge Global Violence Reduction Conference 2014.
Alan Karr named director of Center of Excellence for Complex Data Analysis at RTI International
RTI International has selected Alan Karr, Ph.D., as director of the Center of Excellence for Complex Data Analysis. In this position, Karr will be responsible for a number of activities related to complex data analysis across RTI including: statistical training, the Center’s visiting scholar program and the Triangle Census Research Data Center.
Ari Gnanasakthy, Karoly Kulich join RTI Health Solutions adding decades of pharmaceutical research experience
Ari Gnanasakthy and Karoly Kulich, Ph.D., have joined RTI Health Solutions, a business unit of RTI International. Gnanasakthy serves as head of Patient-Reported Outcomes, and Kulich as senior director of Patient-Reported Outcomes.
RTI International to integrate women-focused evidence-based HIV intervention into general practice in South Africa
Experts at RTI International are using an innovative implementation science method to bridge the gap between research and practice by integrating a women-focused evidence-based intervention into general practice in South Africa.
RTI International, Duke Clinical Research Institute to serve as data coordinating center for mapping the developing human lung
The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute announced that the Duke Clinical Research Institute, in conjunction with RTI International, will serve as data coordinating center for the Molecular Atlas of Lung Development Program (LungMAP).
RTI International, UNC to survey muscular dystrophy in North Carolina’s Piedmont
RTI International, in partnership with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct muscular dystrophy surveillance in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Information collected from the population-based surveillance and follow-up will support research to aid improvements in diagnosis, care and policy.