R. Craig Lefebvre awarded Philip Kotler Social Marketing Distinguished Service Award
R. Craig Lefebvre, Ph.D., lead change designer in the Center for Communication Science at RTI International, has been awarded the Philip Kotler Social Marketing Distinguished Service Award, "The Kotler Glass."
Jacob Williams elected co-chair of Roll Back Malaria Vector Control Working Group
Jacob Williams, director of integrated vector management at RTI International, has been elected co-chair of the Roll Back Malaria Vector Control Working Group.
RTI International advancing production of biomass-based transportation fuels
Researchers at RTI International are advancing RTI’s process technology for the cost-competitive production of biomass-based transportation fuels under a $3.1 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Craig A. Hill elected officer of American Statistical Association social statistics section
Craig A. Hill, Ph.D., unit vice president for Survey, Computing, and Statistical Sciences at RTI International, has been elected as an officer in the social statistics section of the American Statistical Association.
U.S. News & World Report announces 2014-15 best hospital rankings
The annual U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals rankings named the Mayo Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital as the top three "honor roll" hospitals for 2014-15. The research was conducted by RTI International.
Michael Kaelin named a top chief financial officer by Triangle Business Journal
The Triangle Business Journal recognized Michael Kaelin, chief financial officer of RTI International, as one of the top chief financial officers in the Triangle.
Research brief: Nutritional education can improve food choices of low-income Americans across life span
The nutrition of low-income Americans can be improved across the life span through participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), according to a new research brief published by RTI Press.
RTI International experts to present latest research at 2014 International AIDS Conference
RTI International experts will present recent research related to HIV/AIDS prevention, intervention and treatment at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, July 20-25.
Health IT pilot successfully exchanges behavioral health data across state lines
In an effort to further the interoperability of health information, a pilot project successfully demonstrated the exchange of patient electronic behavioral health data across state lines.
Screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis could bring more harm than benefit
Researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and RTI International conducted an evidence review that was used by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a task force of national medical experts, to recommend against screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis in adults.
Study: Kansas adults with mental illness twice as likely to use tobacco
Kansas adults with mental illness are twice as likely to use tobacco as adults without mental illness, according to a new report by RTI International and funded by the Kansas Health Foundation.
Josephine Mauskopf elected to International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research board of directors
Josephine Mauskopf, Ph.D., vice president of Health Economics at RTI Health Solutions, a business unit of RTI International, has been elected to the board of directors of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.
Study: Nutrition education program improves preschoolers’ at-home consumption of vegetables, low-fat/fat-free milk
A nutrition education program in low-income child care centers can improve a child’s at-home consumption of vegetables and low-fat/fat-free milk, according to a study by researchers from RTI International, Altarum Institute, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
RTI International researcher founds new journal 'Diagnosis'
RTI International researcher Mark Graber, M.D., is serving as co-editor-in-chief of a new, open access, peer reviewed medical journal, "Diagnosis," which he helped found.
First-of-its-kind textbook explores benefit-risk assessments in pharmaceuticals
A new book, with chapters authored by three researchers at RTI Health Solutions, a business unit of RTI International, provides a first-of-its-kind overview of benefit-risk assessment from both the scientific and business viewpoint. The book, titled "Benefit-Risk Assessment in Pharmaceutical Research and Development," aims to explore the current status and future directions of the field.