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10-30-2014 Doctors end strike after talks with CM
– The Times Group
Dr Suneeta Krishnan, a social epidemiologist with Research Triangle Institute in the US and adjunct faculty at St John’s Research Institute in Bangalore, said the doctors’ strike speaks of challenges in the public health system.
10-29-2014 Women who took part in VOICE speak up about why they didn't use HIV prevention products
– Science Codex
Many of the women at first acted surprised. Some insisted the blood tests were wrong. But most conveyed to researchers why they had not used the study products assigned to them as participants in VOICE, a large HIV prevention trial that, as a likely consequence, did not find any of the three products that were tested to be effective.
10-29-2014 The American Community Survey in Action
– Directions Magazine
Scientists from the National Institutes of Health and RTI International use American Community Survey statistics to create “synthetic” populations and simulate the spread of disease.
10-29-2014 USAID and Ministry of Education launch a national mother tongue reading program
– Addis Standard
The USAID READ program is carried out by Research Triangle Institute with the participation of Save the Children, SIL LEAD, Florida State University, Inveneo, and Whiz Kids Workshop.
10-28-2014 Community colleges: an important variable in the college success equation
– In the Zone
10-27-2014 RTI Health Solutions researchers to discuss challenges, solutions for improving European health care at the ISPOR Annual European Congress
Researchers from RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS), a business unit of RTI International, will discuss challenges and solutions for improving European health care at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 17th Annual European Congress in Amsterdam, Nov. 8-12. 
10-27-2014 The challenging opportunity of Africa's rising workforce
– Devex
Africa is growing, and it is growing fast. By 2050, the continent will account for half of the world's population growth, and by 2100 its current 1.1 billion population could quadruple.
10-25-2014 Does this spell the end for the electronic cigarette?
– The Motley Fool
A study released from Research Triangle Institute in June showed that electronic cigarette TV advertisements that reach children were up 256% between 2011 and 2013, while those for young adults jumped 321% over the same time span!
10-24-2014 Seminar— LENA: A sensor of richness for young children’s early language development
Steve Warren, Ph.D., a professor of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders and an investigator with the Institute of Life Span Studies at the University of Kansas, will present a seminar titled “LENA: A sensor of richness for young children’s early language development,” on Nov. 13, at RTI International.
10-24-2014 Autonomy, cost are key in decisions on long-term care insurance
– Reuters
Family discussions that emphasize older parents' independence and their desire to avoid being a burden to adult children could stimulate interest in buying long-term care insurance, researchers say.
10-24-2014 Doing time on the outside
– WUNC
Anyone familiar with the American criminal justice system has likely heard the expression, “When a person gets sentenced to prison, the whole family serves the time.”
10-24-2014 Medicaid Payment Tied to Timing of Breast Cancer Surgery
– General Surgery News
In states where surgeons receive lower Medicaid reimbursements for breast cancer surgery, Medicaid patients have longer wait times for breast-conserving surgery and outpatient mastectomies. This news comes from a study presented at the recent annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology by researchers from RTI International, Research Triangle Park, N.C.
10-23-2014 RTI International names three new Fellows
RTI International has named Eric O. Johnson, Ph.D., and Ariane van der Straten, Ph.D., as RTI Senior Fellows, and William Zule, DrPH, as an RTI Fellow. 
10-23-2014 RTI International's new tool tracks community college success
– Education Drive
Research institute RTI International has released a web tool that tracks the success of community college students.
10-22-2014 Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson spoke at RTI International about economic competitiveness, public-private-partnerships in the Western Hemisphere
Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson spoke at RTI International about economic competitiveness and public-private partnerships in the Western Hemisphere.
10-22-2014 RTI International, University of Pittsburgh test effectiveness of pediatric substance use prevention programs among low-income youth
In an effort to prevent substance use and related behaviors among low-income youth, RTI International, in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh, received a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to test the effectiveness of integrating and adapting a substance use screening tool for youth with a brief family-based prevention intervention, for use in primary care pediatric clinics.    
10-22-2014 Devex partnerships forum bridges the global-local gap in Addis Ababa
– Devex
Global development is going local — what will that look like a decade from now?
10-22-2014 What really happens at community colleges? A tool taps data for answers
– The Chronicle of Higher Education
How do community-college students move from their first class to their first job? Plenty of educators and analysts would like to know more about that process.
10-22-2014 FSIS to conduct survey of slaughter facilities
– Meat & Poultry
Contracted with Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International, the survey will be sent to eligible beef and pork slaughter establishments nationwide starting mid-November through the beginning of February.
10-21-2014 Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Jacobson travels to North Carolina
– U.S. Department of State
At the Duke University Fuqua School of Business, Assistant Secretary Jacobson will deliver keynote remarks at the Future of North American Competitiveness Conference. She will then speak about U.S. priorities in the Western Hemisphere at a luncheon hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and RTI International.
10-21-2014 Triangle Business Journal unveils area's healthiest employers
– Triangle Business Journal
On Tuesday, Triangle Business Journal unveiled the winners of its fourth annual Healthiest Employers of the Triangle awards.
10-20-2014 RTI International to lead discussion on workforce development at Devex conference in Ethiopia
RTI International will host a featured panel conversation on youth workforce development in Africa and discuss ways to build effective international development partnerships at the Devex Partnerships & Career Forum, Oct. 21-22 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
10-17-2014 Study: Caregivers more aware of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy than patients
Caregivers for epilepsy patients are more aware of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) than patients, including those with seizure disorders, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International, Epilepsy Foundation, NYU Langone Medical Center, and Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery at Saint Barnabas. 
10-17-2014 NCSU vice-chancellor Terri Lomax named RTI executive
– News & Observer
Terri Lomax, a vice-chancellor at N.C. State University who helped the school set financial records for federal funding, business contracts and licensing revenue, will join RTI International in Research Triangle Park as an executive vice president.
10-17-2014 Success in modeling ebola's spread depends on wealth of data
– The Wall Street Journal
When statisticians want to study the spread of an infectious disease such as Ebola, they unleash a virtual epidemic and watch what happens. Then they do it again and again, testing different interventions that could stop the disease.
10-16-2014 RTI International Names Dr. Terri Lomax Executive Vice President of Discovery-Science-Technology
Terri L. Lomax, Ph.D. has been named executive vice president of Discovery-Science-Technology at RTI International starting in December 2014.
10-16-2014 RTI hires NCSU's Terri Lomax to lead science, tech discovery
– WRAL TechWire
Dr. Terri Lomax, a vice chancellor at NCSU and a leading proponent of entrepreneurial efforts in the Triangle, is joining RTI International as vice president for discovery, science and technology.
10-16-2014 NCSU's Terri Lomax takes job with RTI International
– Triangle Business Journal
Terri L. Lomax, who has worked at N.C. State University since 2006 and most recently as the vice chancellor for Research, Innovation & Economic Development, will move to research group RTI International as executive vice president of Discovery-Science-Technology.
10-16-2014 Have you heard of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?
– Health Canal
Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is concerning and many—even those with seizure disorders—may not be aware of this condition.
10-16-2014 Caregivers more aware of SUDEP than patients
– News Medical
Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is concerning and many—even those with seizure disorders—may not be aware of this condition.
10-16-2014 Have you heard of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?
– Medical Xpress
Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is concerning and many—even those with seizure disorders—may not be aware of this condition.
10-16-2014 Have you heard of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?
– MedIndia
Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is concerning and many - even those with seizure disorders - may not be aware of this condition.
10-16-2014 Awareness of 'sudden unexpected death in epilepsy' low among patients
– Medical News Today
According to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is when someone with epilepsy dies in a manner that is not caused by injury, drowning or other known causes.
10-16-2014 Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy: Learning more
– ScienceDaily
Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is concerning and many -- even those with seizure disorders -- may not be aware of this condition.
10-16-2014 Do you know about sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?
– Nature World News
Experts have long known that epileptics sometimes suddenly and unexpectedly die during or right after a seizure.
10-15-2014 More rigor, less fragmentation: An agenda for youth unemployment
– Devex
According to U.S.-based nonprofit research institute RTI International, one way to address some of the most intractable problems of our time — from youth unemployment to poverty and food security — is for the international development community to join together and redouble efforts around workforce development.
10-13-2014 Early work starts on HIT safety center
– Health Data Management
Government contractor RTI International will aid the federal government in determining the scope and functions of a new national health information technology safety center.
10-10-2014 Experts to discuss new resource, measures of employment outcomes for the 10 million community college students at DC policy forum
Community colleges, the nation’s largest provider of postsecondary education, enroll more than 10 million students per year, and offer an accessible and affordable option to prepare for employment or upgrade job skills, according to education experts.
10-10-2014 RTI's nuke disaster response plan
– WRAL TechWire
RTI International has unveiled a nuclear disaster response plan, one developed in conjunction with energy consulting firm ScottMadden, Inc.
10-9-2014 Seminar— From medicine to defense: The impact of power semiconductor devices on creating a sustainable society
Jayant Baliga, Ph.D., an internationally known expert on power semiconductor devices and distinguished professor at North Carolina State University, will present a seminar titled “From medicine to defense: The impact of power semiconductor devices on creating a sustainable society,” on Oct. 22, at RTI International. 
10-9-2014 RTI International awarded contract to create road map for national health IT safety center
– News-Medical
As part of an effort to advance the safety and safe use of health information technology, RTI International has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to create a road map for the development of a national health IT safety center.
10-9-2014 RTI to develop health IT roadmap
– WRAL TechWire
RTI International has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a roadmap for development of a national health information technology safety center.
10-9-2014 RTI lands health IT safety center work
– Healthcare IT News
RTI International has landed a contract with the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to develop a roadmap for a national health IT safety center.
10-9-2014 ONC awards health IT safety center contract
– Government Health IT
RTI International has landed a contract with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to develop a roadmap for a national health IT safety center.
10-9-2014 ONC laying groundwork for health IT safety center
– Politico
The ONC has awarded a contract to RTI International to develop a roadmap for a controversial health IT safety center, the two entities announced today.
10-9-2014 ONC taps RTI to develop road map for HIT Safety Center
– FierceHealthIT
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT on Wednesday awarded a contract to Research Triangle Park, North Carolina-based RTI International to design a roadmap to its health IT safety center.
10-9-2014 RTI International wins ONC health IT safety center contract
– Healthcare Informatics
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) has begun plans to develop its health IT safety center, awarding a contract to RTI International, a Research Triangle Park, N.C. nonprofit research organization, to create a road map of the project.
10-8-2014 RTI International to develop road map for health IT safety center
As part of an effort to advance the safety of health information technology, RTI International has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to create a road map for the development of a national health IT safety center.  
10-8-2014 RTI International and ScottMadden assist Bruce Power in developing the nuclear industry’s leading emergency response program
In the aftermath of Fukushima, RTI International and ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading energy consulting firms, partnered to deploy a nuclear industry-leading emergency response program. 
10-8-2014 National health IT safety center will have RTP input
– Triangle Business Journal
A planned national health IT safety center will have Research Triangle Park-based roots.
10-7-2014 Jeri Ropero-Miller appointed to NIST Scientific Area Committee
Jeri Ropero-Miller, Ph.D., senior research forensic scientist at RTI International, has been appointed to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Chemistry/Instrumental Analysis Scientific Area Committee. 
10-5-2014 Problems and solutions: RTI innovates at the grassroots level
– The Herald Sun
Nonprofit research institute RTI International held its 3rd annual Ideathon last week, which allowed its employees to pitch ideas to a panel of judges including the company’s president and CEO.
10-2-2014 Study puts NCRR impact on North Carolina economy at $794 million
– Railway Track & Structures
The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) had a direct impact on the North Carolina economy of an estimated $794 million during 2013, according to a recently completed study conducted by RTI International (RTI).