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9-18-2014 Global rates of violent crime can be halved with the right policies, experts say
Levels of violent crime such as intimate partner violence, child abuse, murder and gang violence could be halved in 30 years if governments implement the right policies, according to leading researchers at the World Health Organization and University of Cambridge Global Violence Reduction Conference 2014. 
9-16-2014 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. 
9-15-2014 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.
9-11-2014 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.
9-9-2014 By The Numbers: Search NIH Grant Data By Institution
– National Public Radio
9-8-2014 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). 
9-5-2014 Seminar on maternal, newborn mortality from Sep 5
– Web India 123
Dr Marian Koso Thomas, Programme Officer NICHD Global Network, Bethesdo MD, USA, Dr Richard Derman USA and Dr Dennis Wallace senior statistician, RTI International USA, would also attend.
9-4-2014 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.
9-4-2014 Why campuses can't talk about alcohol when it comes to sexual assualt
– The Chronicle of Higher Education
"The discussion of alcohol and sexual violence is the third rail of discourse," says Christopher P. Krebs, a senior social-science researcher for the company RTI International who has studied the effects of alcohol on sexual assault. "It’s something no one wants to go near."
9-4-2014 $707 million: Why North Carolina 'likes' Facebook
– Triangle Business Journal
When a tech giant picks North Carolina for an expansion, the ripples mean more than just tech jobs. That’s according to a new report, compiled by Research Triangle Park-based RTI International.
9-4-2014 RTI study: Facebook's data center delivers $1.2B impact to NC
– WRAL TechWire
Facebook's massive data center in western N.C. hasn't delivered thousands of jobs, but it has provided a substantial boost to the state's economy at more than $1.2 billion. So says RTI International in a new report.
9-4-2014 Mobile device helps nurses identify domestic violence in Bangalore, India
– Population Reference Bureau
A new program is training nurses in Indian hospitals to use a mobile device to identify women at risk of violence and promote disclosure.
9-2-2014 98% of pupils can't read or understand English
– GhanaWeb
Barely a week after a major debate about the dwindling quality of education in Ghana, a new survey has also revealed that majority of pupils in basic schools can neither read nor understand English or any Ghanaian Language properly.
9-2-2014 MOOCs in the workplace
– T + D
A recent study by Duke University and RTI International found that the majority of employers (69 percent) have never heard of massive open online communities (MOOCs).
9-1-2014 Reimbursements by Medicaid could affect cancer screening rates
– MedIndia
In the study, Dr. Michael Halpern, MD, PhD, MPH of RTI International and his colleagues analyzed 2007 Medicaid data from 46 states and Washington DC to determine whether state Medicaid eligibility and reimbursement policies affected receipt of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening among Medicaid beneficiaries.
8-29-2014 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.
8-29-2014 Doing better: Communities in schools uses data to help at-risk NC students
– News & Observer
CIS also hired RTI International to conduct a third-party evaluation of its impact.
8-28-2014 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.
8-28-2014 Nail polish that detects date-rape drugs stirs a storm
– Chicago Tribune
Four N.C. State University students have dreamed up a striking way to detect date rape drugs that's getting some major media buzz.
8-27-2014 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.
8-27-2014 NCSU students developing nail polish to detect date rape drugs
– News & Observer
A 2007 study of college students by RTI International in Research Triangle Park supports the notion that alcohol is the drug most linked to rape.
8-27-2014 Going beyond cooperation: Why it's critical for NTD control and elimination in Nigeria
– Global Network
It has been one hundred years since Nigeria’s independence and while much has changed through substantial development and investments, Nigeria’s rating against the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Health-Indicators still lags; maternal and child morbidity and mortality remain high and quality and affordable health services are either lacking or not readily accessible, especially for the 70 percent of Nigerians living on less than $2 a day.
8-27-2014 PCMH Study briefing: Lower cost of care or Medicare beneficiaries
– Yahoo! Finance
A new, independent research study, conducted by RTI International and published in the Health Services Research journal, adds to the evidence that NCQA patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) deliver lower cost and drive more appropriate health care utilization.
8-26-2014 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. 
8-26-2014 Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study
– Chicago Tribune
In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study.
8-26-2014 Medicare ACOs can learn lessons from earlier demo project
– Modern Healthcare
The precursor to Medicare's large and growing accountable care program ran five years and ended the month after the Affordable Care Act became law.
8-26-2014 3 reasons to attend Devex's Addis Adaba Career Forum
– Devex
After successful Devex Career Forums in Nairobi, Washington, D.C. and Manila, Devex, along with executive partner RTI International, is taking the forum to yet another dynamic development city: Addis Ababa.
8-26-2014 PCMH Study briefing: Lower cost of care or Medicare beneficiaries
– Technology News
8-26-2014 Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study
– Yahoo! News
In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study.
8-25-2014 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.
8-25-2014 Health insurance reimbursement may determine cancer screening rates
– News-Medical
A study published today indicates that people living in American states that offer higher Medicaid payments for office visits are more likely to have been screened for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers than those in states giving lower levels of Medicaid support.
8-24-2014 Revving our engines: 10 lessons from launching an impact accelerator
– Huffington Post
Accelerator programs are proliferating with an estimated 300 to 2,000 programs worldwide.
8-24-2014 Fort Bragg soldiers needed for wellness study
– FayObserver.com
Soldiers on Fort Bragg could help researchers revolutionize health, wellness and stress management programs for the military.
8-24-2014 Medicaid reimbursements: The more doctors get paid, the more likely they do cancer screening
– Science 2.0
Cancer screening is one of the controversial aspects of health care; America has long had a 'defensive medicine' problem, where in some cases doctors and hospitals run many unnecessary tests to check off the boxes so that if something does go wrong, lawyers won't be shedding tears in court about how the greedy or incompetent medical community ruins lives.
8-24-2014 In ongoing Ebola crisis, emergency aid not enough
– News & Observer
Global health organizations in the Triangle – such as IntraHealth International, RTI International and FHI 360, to name just a few – can help, too.
8-22-2014 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. 
8-22-2014 Corporate Counsel: G. Edward Story
– Triangle Business Journal
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.
8-22-2014 Impact of race, ethnicity in motor complete spinal cord injury
– The Today Online
Researchers have published a study examining racial and ethnic influences in the outcomes of patients with motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI).
8-21-2014 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.
8-21-2014 TBJ honors corporate counsel winners
– Triangle Business Journal
Leave the lawyer jokes at home, they’re no good here.
8-21-2014 Towards nuts and bolts for a data revolution
– Global Partnership for Education
I recently read a blog post from Jean-Marc Bernard “Data Are Not Just to Please Statisticians” in which he makes a strong case for getting the “data revolution” done.
8-21-2014 Impact of race, ethnicity in motor complete spinal cord injury
– ScienceDaily
Researchers have published a study examining racial and ethnic influences in the outcomes of patients with motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI).
8-21-2014 Researchers examine impact of race and ethnicity in motor complete spinal cord injury
– Bio-Medicine
Researchers have published a study examining racial and ethnic influences in the outcomes of patients with motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI).
8-21-2014 Researchers examine impact of race and ethnicity in motor complete spinal cord injury
– Medical Xpress
Researchers have published a study examining racial and ethnic influences in the outcomes of patients with motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI).