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7-30-2014 RTI International statisticians to present new research findings at International Conference in Boston
 RTI International statisticians will present new research related to statistical methodology at the annual American Statistical Association's Joint Statistical Meetings, Aug. 2 - 7 in Boston, Mass.
7-30-2014 Kenya: Primr Seen Improving Literacy Rates Among Youngsters
– allAfrica
PRIMARY school literacy rates in Kenya can be improved through the Primary Mathematics and Reading (PRIMR) initiative, a study buy a leading international research institution and an American university.
7-29-2014 Primary school reading initiative boosts literacy in Kenya
Primary school literacy rates in Kenya can be improved through the Primary Mathematics and Reading initiative, according to a journal article by researchers at RTI International and Florida State University.
The study, published in the July 2014 issue of the International Journal of Educational Development, found that the Primary Mathematics and Reading (PRIMR) initiative increased oral reading fluency, reading comprehension and the proportion of children who could read at a set benchmark within one year of implementation.
7-28-2014 Antismoking campaigns effective among minorities and people with lower education, income
Antismoking advertising effectively promotes attempts to quit smoking among vulnerable population groups, including minorities and people with lower education and income, according to a new study by researcher at RTI International.
7-27-2014 Despite public programs, food insecurity remains an intractable problem in the US
– News-Medical
Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new report by RTI International.
7-26-2014 Nutrition education program improves preschoolers' at-home consumption of vegetables, low-fat/fat-free milk
– ScienceDaily
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.
7-25-2014 Career Briefs - RTI designer receives marketing award
– Durham Herald-Sun
7-24-2014 Report: Vulnerable populations disproportionately affected by food insecurity, despite public programs
Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food insecurity, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new report by RTI International.
7-24-2014 Workplace support lessened HCW fear when treating HIV patients
– Healio Infectious Disease
Health care facilities that have supportive policies were more likely to have staff offer non-stigmatized services to patients with HIV, according to study results presented at AIDS 2014.
7-22-2014 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."
7-21-2014 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.
7-21-2014 RTI wins $3M investment for biofuel research
– WRAL Tech Wire
Researchers at RTI International are advancing processing technology for biomass-based transportation fuels under a $3.1 million award recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE).
7-21-2014 AIDS Researchers Mourn Loss of Friends, Contemporaries in Ukraine Plan Crash
– Time Warner Cable News NC
7-21-2014 Department of Homeland Security looks to the Triangle for IT support
– Triangle Business Journal
Research Triangle Park-based IEM is among the three Triangle firms tapped for a contract to provide IT support to the Department of Homeland Security.
7-21-2014 RTI International advancing production of biomass-based transportation fuels
– Renewable Energy Magazine
Researchers at RTI International in the state of North Carolina are advancing RTI's process technology for the cost-competitive production of biomass-based transportation fuels under a $3.1 million award from the US Department of Energy.
7-20-2014 Personal health data: 5 key lessons or better health
– KevinMD.com
Steve Rothemich of Virginia Commonwealth University and Barbara Massoudi of RTI International developed BreathEasy, an asthma trigger and symptom recording app on a smartphone.
7-18-2014 Zogenix Announces Appointment of David Brushwood, J.D., R.Ph., to External Safe Use Board
– Yahoo! Finance
7-18-2014 Zogenix announces David Brushwood, J.D., R.Ph., joins external safe use board
– Pharmacy Choice
7-18-2014 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.
7-18-2014 AIDS researchers mourn loss of friends, contemporaries in Ukraine plane crash
– Time Warner Cable News
At RTI International, AIDS researchers like Robert Ssengonzi are at the forefront of international HIV studies and inventions. While Ssengonzi does not know anyone on the plane, the loss of his contemporaries' activism is heartbreaking.
7-18-2014 Energy Department awards $6 million to advance cost-competitive biofuels
– Renewable Energy Focus
The research and development projects, located in California and North Carolina, will focus on lowering production costs by maximizing the renewable carbon and hydrogen from biomass that can be converted to fuels and improving the separation processes in bio-oil production to remove non-fuel components.
7-17-2014 RTI International developing science-based solutions to global health challenges
– Business North Carolina
7-17-2014 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.
7-16-2014 U.S. investing more in biofuels research
– UPI
SRI International of California and Research Triangle Institute of North Carolina received funding from the Energy Department for research and development projects meant to drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel and jet fuels from biomass.
7-16-2014 DOE awards $6M to advance towards $3 drop-in fuels by 2017
– Biofuels Digest
In Washington, the US Department of Energy announced $6 million for two projects to develop next generation biofuels that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuels from biomass.
7-16-2014 Does 3D integration need to go to HVM to be real?
– 3D InCities
Consider for a moment that the ultimate goal of 3D integration is not to achieve high volume manufacturing (HVM) in high bandwidth memory and logic applications for mobile devices, but rather to be an enabler for heterogeneous integration of disparate technologies for everything from medical and automotive applications to industrial sensing, military and the Internet of Things (IoT)?
7-15-2014 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.
7-15-2014 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.
7-15-2014 Nutrition of low-income Americans can be improved across life span by participating in SNAP-Ed
– News Medical
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.
7-15-2014 U.S. News and World Report ranks Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center the Top Cancer Hospital in New England; Fourth in U.S.
– CNBC
U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals Guide has ranked Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center the highest in New England for cancer care for the 14th straight year and fourth overall in the country, one place higher than last year. The specialty rankings and data were produced by RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
7-15-2014 U.S. News and World Report ranks Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center the top cancer hospital in New England; fourth in U.S.
– Bloomberg Businessweek
The specialty rankings and data were produced by RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
7-15-2014 U.S. News ranks University Hospitals Case Medical Center among nation's best hospitals
– The Telegraph
University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center has once again been named one of the nation's top hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals rankings.
7-15-2014 2014 Corporate Counsel of the Year Awards: Winners revealed
– Triangle Business Journal
Triangle Business Journal on Tuesday unveiled the 2014 winners of the Corporate Counsel of the Year Awards.
7-15-2014 National experts and local consumers commend EvergreenHealth for care and service
– CNBC
For the second consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report named EvergreenHealth as one of the top health care organizations in the region for its exceptional clinical care.
7-15-2014 UT Medical Center recognized in U.S. News & World Report's 'America's Best Hospitals' edition
– Yahoo! Finance
For the third consecutive year, The University of Tennessee Medical Center is recognized in the "America's Best Hospitals" edition of U.S. News & World Report.
7-15-2014 Energy Department awards $6 million to advance cost-competitive biofuels
– Energy Industry News
The Energy Department today announced $6 million for two projects to develop next generation biofuels that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuels from biomass.
7-15-2014 UCLA health system's hospitals ranked among nation's best in U.S. News' annual survey
– Yahoo! News
The UCLA Health System's hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have been named to U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals 2014-15 Honor Roll.
7-14-2014 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.
7-14-2014 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. 
7-14-2014 2014 ACS Fellows
– C&EN
The American Chemical Society has named 99 members as ACS Fellows.
7-14-2014 DOE awards $6 million to advance cost-competitive biofuels
– Biomass Magazine
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced $6 million for two projects to develop next generation biofuels that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel, and jet fuels from biomass.
7-11-2014 RTI tapped to strengthen capacity of universities, colleges in El Salvador
– Devex
Research institute RTI International has been awarded a U.S. Agency for International Development service contract to support El Salvador in its efforts to build the institutional capacity of higher education institutions in the country.
7-10-2014 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.
7-10-2014 How retaining older workers can help your business
– Monster
According to 2010 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 25 percent of the US workforce will be 55 or older by 2018. The problem could be especially troublesome for small and medium-sized businesses that want to retain older workers, says Jerry W. Hedge, program director at RTI International, a Research Triangle Park, North Carolina-based research institute.
7-9-2014 Study: Kansas adults with mental illness more likely to smoke as general population
– The Wichita Eagle
The study, conducted by nonprofit research institute RTI International, found that the number of adults with mental illness who smoke, about 38 percent, is more than twice that among adults without mental illness who smoke, about 17 percent.
7-9-2014 Convenience drives cybersecurity risks, says Karen Lissy, cyber-crime expert
– Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists
Karen Lissy gives her perspective on the current cybersecurity landscape, and describes how banking through mobile devices and other tools offering more convenient access are heightening cyber risks.
7-8-2014 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.
7-8-2014 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. 
7-8-2014 Adults with mental illness twice as likely to use tobacco
– ScienceDaily
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.
7-7-2014 Science Book a Day interviews Brain Southwell
– Science Book a Day
Special thanks to Brian Southwell for answering 5 questions about his recently featured book – "Social networks and popular understanding of science and health: Sharing Disparities."
7-7-2014 New bill would ban advertising e-cigarettes to children
– Education News
A new bill introduced by US Representative Jackie Speier (D-California) would ban the advertising of electronic cigarettes to children and make e-cigarettes subject to regulations under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
7-7-2014 UGA Alumni Association announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2014
– UGA Today
The University of Georgia Alumni Association recently announced the 40 Under 40 Class of 2014. This year's 40 Under 40 Class includes Darigg Brown, research public health analyst at RTI International.
7-3-2014 'Sin taxes' - a tool to help the poor in the Philippines
– Devex
In this video interview on the sidelines of Devex’s first Partnerships and Career Forum, Devex Editor Rolf Rosenkranz asked Dr. Alejandro Herrin, country director for RTI International, one of several international organizations carrying out public health projects in close coordination with the Philippine Department of Health.
7-2-2014 Stars beef up security as more celebrities deal with stalkers
– Fox News
According to a recent report submitted to the Department of Justice by the research firm RTI International, the private security business’ annual revenue in the United States is up to $34 billion.
7-1-2014 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.
7-1-2014 KIPP schools wins 2014 broad prize for public charter schools
– Yahoo! News
In selecting the winner, The Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools review board examined data since the 2009-10 school year collected by RTI International, a leading global research institute.