Seminar— LENA: A sensor of richness for young children’s early language development
Steve Warren, Ph.D., a professor of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders and an investigator with the Institute of Life Span Studies at the University of Kansas, will present a seminar titled “LENA: A sensor of richness for young children’s early language development,” on Nov. 13, at RTI International.
RTI International names three new Fellows
RTI International has named Eric O. Johnson, Ph.D., and Ariane van der Straten, Ph.D., as RTI Senior Fellows, and William Zule, DrPH, as an RTI Fellow.
Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson spoke at RTI International about economic competitiveness, public-private-partnerships in the Western Hemisphere
Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson spoke at RTI International about economic competitiveness and public-private partnerships in the Western Hemisphere.
RTI International, University of Pittsburgh test effectiveness of pediatric substance use prevention programs among low-income youth
In an effort to prevent substance use and related behaviors among low-income youth, RTI International, in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh, received a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to test the effectiveness of integrating and adapting a substance use screening tool for youth with a brief family-based prevention intervention, for use in primary care pediatric clinics.
RTI International to lead discussion on workforce development at Devex conference in Ethiopia
RTI International will host a featured panel conversation on youth workforce development in Africa and discuss ways to build effective international development partnerships at the Devex Partnerships & Career Forum, Oct. 21-22 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Study: Caregivers more aware of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy than patients
Caregivers for epilepsy patients are more aware of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) than patients, including those with seizure disorders, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International, Epilepsy Foundation, NYU Langone Medical Center, and Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Saint Barnabas.
RTI International Names Dr. Terri Lomax Executive Vice President of Discovery-Science-Technology
Terri L. Lomax, Ph.D. has been named executive vice president of Discovery-Science-Technology at RTI International starting in December 2014.
Experts to discuss new resource, measures of employment outcomes for the 10 million community college students at DC policy forum
Community colleges, the nation’s largest provider of postsecondary education, enroll more than 10 million students per year, and offer an accessible and affordable option to prepare for employment or upgrade job skills, according to education experts.
Seminar— From medicine to defense: The impact of power semiconductor devices on creating a sustainable society
Jayant Baliga, Ph.D., an internationally known expert on power semiconductor devices and distinguished professor at North Carolina State University, will present a seminar titled “From medicine to defense: The impact of power semiconductor devices on creating a sustainable society,” on Oct. 22, at RTI International.
RTI International to develop road map for health IT safety center
As part of an effort to advance the safety of health information technology, RTI International has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to create a road map for the development of a national health IT safety center.
RTI International and ScottMadden assist Bruce Power in developing the nuclear industry’s leading emergency response program
In the aftermath of Fukushima, RTI International and ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading energy consulting firms, partnered to deploy a nuclear industry-leading emergency response program.
Jeri Ropero-Miller appointed to NIST Scientific Area Committee
Jeri Ropero-Miller, Ph.D., senior research forensic scientist at RTI International, has been appointed to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Chemistry/Instrumental Analysis Scientific Area Committee.
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.