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2-11-2016 George Van Houtven appointed to EPA Science Advisory Board’s Environmental Economics Advisory Committee
George Van Houtven, Ph.D., senior environmental economist at RTI International, has been appointed to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board’s Environmental Economics Advisory Committee. 
2-11-2016 Better quality control measures needed to regulate medical marijuana
A new volume in the Emerging Issues in Analytical Chemistry series from Elsevier and RTI Press, "The Analytical Chemistry of Cannabis: Quality Assessment, Assurance, and Regulation of Medicinal Marijuana and Cannabinoid Preparations," provides information that could be useful in establishing standards for the manufacturing, labelling and distribution of safe and consistent medical marijuana products.  
2-9-2016 U.S. panel reaffirms depression screening for adolescents
– Reuters
Adolescents between 12 and 18 years old in the U.S. should be screened for depression, according to guidelines reaffirmed by a government-backed panel of prevention experts.
2-9-2016 US panel reaffirms depression screening for adolescents
– Fox News
Adolescents between 12 and 18 years old in the U.S. should be screened for depression, according to guidelines reaffirmed by a government-backed panel of prevention experts.
2-9-2016 No link between primary care mental health screening, depression in children, adolescents
– Healio
Researchers from the University of North Carolina and RTI International found no evidence of a direct link between screening children and adolescents for major depressive disorder in primary care settings and depression, according to data published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
2-9-2016 CBT on par with antidepressants in MDD
– Medpage Today
For major depressive disorder, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and second-generation antidepressants have similar effect and should both be discussed with adult patients, the American College of Physicians (ACP) recommended.
2-8-2016 Millennials invited to share insight into global youth unemployment crisis
The GroundTruth Project and the Global Center for Youth Employment launched ‘Youth Voices’ with professional storytellers bringing expertise from Washington Post, BuzzFeed, Fusion, GlobalPost and Google News Lab.
2-8-2016 Heather Ringeisen to serve on panel to redesign child section of the National Health Interview Survey
Heather Ringeisen, Ph.D., a senior research clinical child psychologist and director of RTI International's Center for Behavioral Health and Development, has been appointed to serve on the Technical Expert Panel for the 2018 redesign of the child section of the National Health Interview Survey. 
2-8-2016 U.S. panel reaffirms depression screening for adolescents
– Yahoo! News
Adolescents between 12 and 18 years old in the U.S. should be screened for depression, according to guidelines reaffirmed by a government-backed panel of prevention experts.
2-7-2016 The waterless toilet that turns your poo into power
– The Guardian
Human excrement is rife with pathogens, “odorant volatiles” (the chemicals that make it smell) and parasites, but it has something going for it: it’s about 75% water.
2-4-2016 RTI International donates $10,000 and 8,600 boxes of water in support of Flint, Michigan, water crisis
In support of relief efforts for the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, RTI International donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross.
2-2-2016 Spur action on energy efficiency with these creative ideas from a behavior expert
– Energy Efficiency Markets
It’s no secret that motivating people to take action on energy efficiency isn’t always easy.
2-1-2016 Study: Middle-aged white men marijuana use on the rise
White males over 35 are the age group most commonly using marijuana while drinking alcohol or taking non-medically prescribed pain relievers, according to a study conducted by RTI International.
1-28-2016 Two Years Later: Assessing Campus Climate Remains a Key Part of Changing Campus Culture
– The White House Blog
Two years ago, the White House established the Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault. Here's what's happened since then.
1-27-2016 Expertos del RTI Internacional llegan a Guatemala para dirigir discusión sobre los retos y avances de inocuidad de alimentos en taller organizado con AGEXPORT
– Exprendedor Existoso
1-26-2016 Landmark anti-tobacco campaign hits home with a young audience, RTI International researchers find
An FDA anti-smoking campaign aimed at youth reached high levels of awareness among its intended audience, according to a recent analysis by RTI International researchers.
1-26-2016 Campus sexual assault study finds 21 percent of female undergraduates have been victims
– The Kansas City Star
Campus climate surveys reveal that sexual assault and rape on some college campuses continue at a high rate.
1-26-2016 Dual eligible pilots proving pricey, time consuming for states
– McKnight's Long-Term Care News
RTI's analysis found that many state officials did not anticipate the time it would take to align Medicare and Medicaid program policies, systems and procedures.
1-26-2016 Partnership established with Indian Institute of Technology at Gandhinagar
– The Chronicle
The collaboration was facilitated by RTI International, a research nonprofit that provides research and technical services to governments and universities.
1-25-2016 Why governments should pay attention to early childhood education
– The New Nation
RTI's vision is to maximize opportunities for young children around the globe to achieve their developmental potential.
1-24-2016 Analizarán retos de la inocuidad alimentaria
– Siglo 21
1-24-2016 Activity trackers are better at measuring some metrics over others
– Science World Report
Physical activity trackers can help measure certain health activities, like exercise, sleep and more. However, a new study shows that some metrics are easier to measure than others.
1-22-2016 McCaskill says new study should set aside doubts about campus assault claims
– St. Louis Post-Dispatch
One in 10 college women in a new survey said they were sexually assaulted during the 2014-2015 school year, and one in five said they had been assaulted over the course of their college years, according to a new survey by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics.
1-21-2016 Survey: 21% of undergraduate women have been sexually assaulted in college
– Education Dive
1-20-2016 Survey finds the percentage of undergraduate women at 9 colleges who were sexually assaulted during 2014-2015 academic year varied considerably
In a survey of students at nine U.S. colleges and universities, the percentage of undergraduate women who experienced a sexual assault, defined as sexual battery or rape, during 2014-2015 academic year varied considerably—rates varied among the 9 schools, ranging from 4 percent to 20 percent. 
1-20-2016 There's no more denying campus rape is a problem. This study proves it.
– The Huffington Post
As many as one in four women experience sexual assault at college, though the vast majority never report it, according to a study of students at nine schools released Wednesday by the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
1-20-2016 Survey finds the percentage of undergraduate women at 9 colleges who were sexually assaulted during 2014-2015 academic year varied considerably
– Science Daily
In a survey of students at nine U.S. colleges and universities, the percentage of undergraduate women who experienced a sexual assault, defined as sexual battery or rape, during 2014-2015 academic year varied considerably -- rates varied among the 9 schools, ranging from 4 percent to 20 percent.
1-20-2016 21 Percent of Undergraduate Women Have Been Sexually Assaulted in College, Survey Finds
– The Chronicle of Higher Education
A survey of students on nine campuses found that 21 percent of female undergraduates reported having been sexually assaulted since starting college. On one campus, that proportion was 38 percent.
1-20-2016 Child sex workers' biggest threat: The police
– New Republic
Youth in the sex trade are a criminalized and stigmatized population, and it’s very difficult to survey them or get accurate statistics about their experiences.
1-19-2016 Why governments should pay attention to early childhood education
– Devex
Devex spoke to Katherine A. Merseth, early childhood development team leader at RTI International, who said the return on investment data show that focusing resources on supporting young children is a “no-brainer.”
1-18-2016 Majority of first-time college students are pursuing certificates or associate’s degrees
The majority of first-time college students enroll in certificate or associate’s degree programs – not bachelor’s degree programs, according to a study conducted by RTI International and released by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.
1-15-2016 Study: RTI International-developed thin-film thermoelectric coolers remove up to 25 times more heat than conventional devices
Thin-film-based thermoelectric coolers can remove up to 25 times more heat than conventional thermoelectric coolers, according to a paper co-authored by researchers at RTI International. 
1-14-2016 DOJ data crunchers step into lethal force debate
– Nextgov
The story of police brutality playing out on city streets, in news accounts and on cellphone video footage has been missing one data point – a federal accounting of the problem.
1-13-2016 CDC: E-cigarette companies ramp up ad spending, entice teens
– WUNC
The number of underage teens who smoke cigarettes has dropped since regulators began imposing stiff advertising restrictions in the 1970s. But a new report from the Centers for Disease Control says the number of young people who say they're exposed to ads for electronic cigarettes has skyrocketed.
1-13-2016 This new platform will amplify voices affected by global youth unemployment
– The Huffington Post
We believe the global conversation around youth unemployment and youth economic exclusion would benefit greatly from a deeper and genuine engagement with young people themselves.