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1-26-2015 Many U.S. consumers do not use a food thermometer when cooking poultry, despite hazardous risks
Many consumers do not follow some recommended food safety practices when handling raw poultry at home, according to a study conducted by RTI International, Tennessee State University and Kansas State University.
1-22-2015 RTI International, USAID partner with Jordanian Ministry of Education to improve reading, math learning outcomes
The United States Agency for International Development has named RTI International the lead implementer of its Early Grade Reading and Math Project (USAID RAMP) in Jordan. The initiative, which supports USAID’s goal of improving reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades by 2015, builds on a successful RTI-led reading and math intervention during the 2013-2014 school year.
1-22-2015 Deaths of extremely premature infants decrease; fewer dying of breathing complications
– Health Canal
In a large, national study of extremely premature infants, researchers found that death rates decreased from 2000 to 2011.
1-21-2015 National commission launched to address hunger in America
In an effort to find ways to help Americans who have difficulty affording sufficient healthy food for themselves and their families, Congress has appointed a bipartisan National Commission on Hunger, as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. 
1-21-2015 Study examines rape, hypermasculinity and hostility in college men
– USA Today
Researchers asked 86 college men if they would “rape a woman” if no one would know and there would be no consequences and 13.6% said yes.
1-19-2015 Triangle's first 'Health Champion'
– WRAL TechWire
RTI International CEO Wayne Holden is the winner of the first "Triangle Global Health Champion" award winner as selected by the Triangle Global Health Consortium, which is based in the Triangle.
1-19-2015 Thailand at heart of anti-Aids push
– The Nation
Housed at the Thai Red Cross-Aids Research Centre, the Inform Asia: USAID's Health Research Programme (Inform Asia) initiative promises to assist the Thai Red Cross in developing its research capacity in health and to become a regional knowledge-management hub.
1-15-2015 Wayne Holden named Triangle Global Health Champion
Wayne Holden, Ph.D., president and CEO of RTI International, has been named Triangle Global Health Champion by the Triangle Global Health Consortium. 
1-13-2015 Corticosteroid Use Increased in Preterm and Term Deliveries
– Medscape
Greater use of antenatal corticosteroids meant more mothers of preterm infants received steroids at the best time in the final years of a 24-year survey.
1-9-2015 Poll shows public support for lowering sales tax on 'healthy' foods
– The Kansas City Kansan
A Kansas City-based nonprofit organization says a recent poll shows widespread support for exempting some foods from the Kansas sales tax.
1-8-2015 Jerry Hedge appointed to founding editorial board of Work, Aging and Retirement journal
Jerry Hedge, Ph.D., a senior research psychologist and director of RTI International’s Workforce and Organizational Effectiveness Program, has been appointed to serve as a consulting editor on the Founding Editorial Board of the Work, Aging and Retirement journal.
1-6-2015 Jonathan Wald elected president of Society for Participatory Medicine
Jonathan Wald, MD, director of patient-centered technologies at RTI International’s Center for the Advancement of Health Information Technology, has been elected president of the Society for Participatory Medicine starting in October 2015.
1-5-2015 Kati Copley-Merriman named Value in Health Editorial Advisory Board member
Kati Copley-Merriman, vice president of Market Access and Outcomes Strategy at RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS), a business unit of RTI International, has been named a member of the Value in Health Editorial Advisory Board. 
1-2-2015 Moving to a new innovation station
– Triangle Business Journal
The name Terri Lomax is most readily associated with N.C. State University and her work with professors and students to help take ideas from a conceptual stage through funding and ultimately to company formation and spinout, partly through the university's Office of Technology Transfer.
1-2-2015 Five years later, businesses say smoking ban not a problem
– Winston-Salem Journal
It’s been five years since North Carolina banned smoking in restaurants and bars.
1-1-2015 Learn these 4 skills to boost your career
– Yahoo! Finance
It's that time of year when everyone is talking (and writing) about New Year's resolutions.
12-30-2014 Media campaigns help increase Florida tobacco cessation services, quitlines
– Medical News Today
A recent study from RTI International found that a tobacco-cessation media campaign urging Florida smokers to use telephone quitlines and Web-based cessation services led to an increase in weekly use of cessation services.
12-29-2014 Ghana: USAID awards U.S. $71 million to support primary education in Ghana
– All Africa
A sister project, Partnership for Education: Testing, awarded to Research Triangle Institute (RTI) in December 2012, is a four-year, $9 million project that focuses on strengthening student assessment design, administration and dissemination, including the National Education Assessment and the newly introduced Early Grade Reading Assessment and Early Grade Math Assessment.
12-29-2014 USAID Ghana awards partnership for education: learning
– Modern Ghana
A sister project, Partnership for Education: Testing, awarded to Research Triangle Institute (RTI) in December 2012, is a four-year, $9 million project that focuses on strengthening student assessment design, administration and dissemination, including the National Education Assessment and the newly introduced Early Grade Reading Assessment and Early Grade Math Assessment.
12-28-2014 Pulling water out of thin air and other zany solutions to water scarcity
– Water Online
A research institute, RTI "is developing a system that not only needs no water, but generates electricity as well.