Gina Ewy joins RTI Health Solutions, adds 20 years of pricing and market access experience
Gina Ewy, J.D. has joined RTI Health Solutions, a business unit of RTI International, as senior director in the Market Access and Outcomes Strategy group.
Lisa Lines appointed to Medical Care editorial board
Lisa Lines, Ph.D., health services researcher at RTI International, has been appointed to serve on the Medical Care editorial board and as co-editor of the Medical Care blog.
Study shows electronic cigarette vapors contain toxins and have the potential to be a public health concern
On the heels of the Federal Drug Administration's second public workshop to explore the public health considerations associated with e-cigarettes, nonprofit research organization RTI International released a new research paper “Exhaled Electronic Cigarette Emissions: What’s Your Secondhand Exposure?,” which explores the composition of e-cigarette vapor and the potential health impacts of secondhand exposure.
Brian Southwell appointed to Energy Research & Social Science journal editorial board
Brian Southwell, Ph.D., director of the Science in the Public Sphere Program in RTI International’s Center for Communication Science, has been appointed to serve on the editorial board of the Energy Research & Social Science journal.
Mark Graber honored for advancing patient safety, healthcare quality
Mark Graber, M.D., a national leader in the field of patient safety, has been named a recipient of the 2014 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards by the Joint Commission and National Quality Forum. He is recognized for his individual achievement in advancing patient safety and healthcare quality.
RTI International, Duke University join forces in new research exploration initiative
RTI International and Duke University have launched a new partnership to provide seed funding to projects that join researchers from both institutions. The Funds Launching Alliances for Research Exploration initiative aims to create new collaborations between Duke and RTI in areas not currently funded that could lead to federal or other funding.
Study: Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in adults over 30 to rise 27 percent by 2030
The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) will rise in the United States, according to a new report led by RTI International and published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases during March’s National Kidney Month.