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.
The China Greentech Initiative, supported by RTI International, releases report on changes across China’s greentech markets
The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive, released by the China Greentech Initiative, provides insight on the regulatory, financing and technology changes across China’s greentech markets in response to the government’s shifting priorities, and recommends how companies can best capture opportunities while supporting China’s battle against smog. The report is sponsored by RTI International, DP CleanTech and Parkview Green.
Robert Beach, David Dayton named RTI International Fellows
RTI International has named Robert Beach, Ph.D., and David Dayton, Ph.D., as RTI Fellows. The RTI Fellow Program provides professional opportunities for exceptionally talented staff committed to science, technology, research and policy analysis in support of RTI's mission to improve the human condition.
RTI International recognized as family-friendly company by Carolina Parent
RTI International has been selected as one of North Carolina’s 2014 Family-Friendly 50 companies by Carolina Parent magazine for the sixth consecutive year.
RTI International, partners to advance global health priorities in Africa
The U.S. Agency for International Development, Bureau for Global Health has selected RTI International to be a prime contractor under the Technical Assistance and Support Contract Four (TASC4)-Africa Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.
Medicaid reimbursements may affect cancer screening rates among beneficiaries
A recent study by RTI International has found that in states with higher Medicaid payments for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries were more likely to be screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer.
G. Edward “Eddie” Story named a top corporate counsel by Triangle Business Journal
Triangle Business Journal recognized G. Edward “Eddie” Story, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at RTI International, as one of the top corporate counsels in the Triangle.
HIV infections can be prevented by reducing substance use and gender-based violence in high-risk populations
Researchers from RTI International and the South African Medical Research Council’s (SAMRC) Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit presented findings from two intervention studies that showed that HIV infections can be prevented by reducing substance use and gender-based violence among high-risk populations.