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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).
8-15-2014 Misdiagnosis: Can it be remedied?
– MedPage Today
Misdiagnosis -- diagnosing a patient with the wrong disease, or with the correct one too late -- continues to be a big issue for healthcare providers.
8-15-2014 Researchers develop new lung-on-chip model for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges
– News Medical
Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics.
8-15-2014 University of North Carolina develops novel lung-on-a-chip
– Biospace
Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics.
8-15-2014 RTI International develops novel lung-on-a-chip
– San Francisco Chronicle
Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics.
8-14-2014 RTI International, Government of Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care launch new health information system in Zimbabwe
The Government of Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care, assisted by RTI International and supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, launched a new Zimbabwe national health information system with mobile health messaging. 
8-14-2014 RTI International develops novel lung-on-a-chip
Researchers at RTI International, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, have developed a new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics. The microdevice includes multiple vertically-stacked cellular layers that mimic the structure of the airway tissue.
8-14-2014 Novel lung-on-a-chip developed
– ScienceDaily
A new lung-on-chip microdevice for laboratory studies of respiratory challenges and therapeutics has been developed by scientists.
8-14-2014 Addressing the state of populations most-at-risk for HIV in Cape Town, South Africa
– ScienceDaily
As part of an ongoing effort to reduce HIV transmission in South Africa, experts are co-hosting a policy forum to address the state of key populations at risk of HIV in the Western Cape and discuss findings from two recent prevention studies funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
8-13-2014 RTI International, Yachay E.P. sign memorandum of understanding to strengthen knowledge economy in Ecuador
RTI International signed a memorandum of understanding with Yachay E.P., an Ecuadorian public company, to strengthen the knowledge economy in Ecuador by promoting technology and knowledge exchange. 
8-13-2014 RTP study: federal homicide stats not fully accurate
– INDY Week
A senior researcher at RTP's Research Triangle Institute has published a recent federal report noting slight inaccuracies in the government's homicide data.
8-12-2014 F. Ivy Carroll, R.K.M. Jayanty named American Chemical Society Fellows
F. Ivy Carroll, Ph.D., and R.K.M. Jayanty, Ph.D., have been named 2014 American Chemical Society Fellows for their outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and contributions to the American Chemical Society. 
8-12-2014 RTI International and the South African Medical Research Council to address the state of populations most-at-risk for HIV in Cape Town, South Africa
As part of an ongoing effort to reduce HIV transmission in South Africa, RTI International and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) are co-hosting a policy forum to address the state of key populations at risk of HIV in the Western Cape and discuss findings from two recent prevention studies funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
8-12-2014 What skills are considered a plus for RTI International in the Philippines?
– Devex
A whopping 100 percent of RTI’s office in the Philippines are Filipinos, according to Joie Buban, an HR Manager for RTI International’s Philippines office.
8-8-2014 Behavioral health data exchange faces tech, privacy obstacles
– GCN
A recent report of a successful pilot of interstate behavioral health data exchange by a coalition of states demonstrated that some technical and operational barriers remain before such data can be exchanged nationwide.
8-7-2014 Seat belt usage tops 90 percent in North Carolina
– NCDOT
Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Transportation Secretary Tony Tata announced today that 90.6 percent of drivers and passengers in North Carolina are wearing their seat belts.
8-7-2014 The List: The Triangle's largest employers
– Triangle Business Journal
Take a look at the largest employers in the Triangle and you’ll see a lot of big public company names
8-5-2014 RTI International to evaluate career education and training program in Montana
In an effort to strengthen education and career training programs, RTI International has been awarded a contract from the Great Falls College-Montana State University to evaluate the Strengthening Workforce Alignment in Montana’s Manufacturing and Energy Industries project, an initiative sponsored by the Department of Labor aimed at bolstering training programs in two key industries.
8-5-2014 Do Russians Know More Than Americans When it Comes to Food Safety?
– Food Safety News
Rapid-fire question: You have a raw, whole chicken or turkey. Do you wash it in the sink before cooking it, or do you stick it straight in the oven unwashed?
8-5-2014 Community Pharmacist Intervention Boosts Drug Adherence, Reduces Health Care Costs, Pitt Study Says
– Pharmacy Choice
Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.
8-4-2014 New book explores the use and impact of forensic evidence
A new book, “Forensic Science and the Administration of Justice: Critical Issues and Directions,” explores the use of forensic evidence and its impact on the justice system.
8-1-2014 Survey: Food Safety Professional Lack Knowledge of Norovirus
Food safety professionals’ lack knowledge of norovirus, the most common agent of foodborne disease in the United States, according to a survey by researchers at RTI International, Clemson University, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
8-1-2014 Patient-centered medical homes reduce costs
– Medical Xpress
The patient-centered medical home (PCMH), introduced in 2007, is a model of health care that emphasizes personal relationships, team delivery of care, coordination across specialties and care settings, quality and safety improvement, and open access.
8-1-2014 Strategic Technology Development Can Help Secure U.S. Border
– National Journal
Washington, D.C. - The Subcommittee on Research and Technology and the Subcommittee on Oversight today held a joint hearing on the technologies needed to better secure our nation's borders.
7-31-2014 RTI International researcher testifies on technology needs to secure America’s borders
Joseph Eyerman, Ph.D., director of the Center for Security, Defense, and Safety at RTI International and co-director of the Institute for Homeland Security Solutions testified that the successful use of technology to secure America’s borders depends on the ability of workers to employ the technology in a way that allows them to more effectively engage the public. 
7-31-2014 Kami Spangenberg promoted to senior director of communications
Kami Spangenberg has been promoted to senior director of communications at RTI International.
7-31-2014 Should N.C. subsidize solar industry? YES
– Charlotte Observer
7-31-2014 RTI researcher: Behavioral science could help secure the border
– Triangle Business Journal
Could behavioral technology be what secures the border? A researcher at Research Triangle Park-based RTI International thinks so. RTI researcher Joseph Eyerman spoke before members of a congressional subcommittee about the role technology could play on securing the border – a hot-button issue as immigration continues to dominate headlines nationwide.
7-31-2014 Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID Law. Every state in the nation has to have voter IDs to clean massive voter fraud. Obama would not be in…
– Before It's News
With nearly 24 million active voter registrations in the U.S. either invalid or inaccurate, eligible voters are falling through the cracks, according to new research from the Pew Center on the States.
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.
7-29-2014 Primary school reading initiative boosts literacy in Kenya
– ScienceDaily
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.
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.