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3-26-2015 Gina Ewy joins RTI Health Solutions, adds 20 years of pricing and market access experience
Gina Ewy, J.D. has joined RTI Health Solutions, a business unit of RTI International, as senior director in the Market Access and Outcomes Strategy group.
3-24-2015 I'm a feminist, and I'm glad the Senate sex trafficking bill stalled
– The Week
The fight against human trafficking should be "one of the top priorities of this nation," Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) told fellow lawmakers from the Senate floor on March 12.
3-24-2015 5 takeaways from the Devex DC Career Forum
– Devex
Jon Herstein, international human resource operations director at RTI International, noted that the organization has become much more flexible in how it develops compensation and benefits packages in order to accommodate a wide range of situations.
3-24-2015 Generalist vs. specialist: Why both remain viable career paths
– Devex
The debate between recruiting specialized versus generalized talent in top development organizations continues.
3-24-2015 The tiny Raleigh company whose technology could be in your next Sony smartphone's camera
– Triangle Business Journal
Coming to a smartphone near you: A tiny Raleigh electronics firm has netted a deal that could put its technology in future Sony devices – everything from smartphones to tablets.
3-23-2015 OIG: HHS must address EHR fraud vulnerabilities
– Government Health IT
The Department of Health and Human Services must take action to ensure all hospitals’ EHRs contain safeguards and that hospitals use those to protect against electronically enabled healthcare fraud.
3-22-2015 Mooc Makers Disrupt Business Education With Careers Focus
– Busineses Because
3-20-2015 Solar energy has a bright future in North Carolina
– Fayetteville Observer
3-19-2015 Toxins in vapor from electronic cigarettes can travel far
– MedicalResearch.com
RTI wants to improve the human condition by protecting public health from exposure to contaminants.
3-18-2015 Tanzania: Malaria campaign gains ground against all odds
– All Africa
As efforts continue to eliminate Malaria, some people are however, blocking their houses from being sprayed with anti malaria mosquito pesticide.
3-16-2015 Lisa Lines appointed to Medical Care editorial board
Lisa Lines, Ph.D., health services researcher at RTI International, has been appointed to serve on the Medical Care editorial board and as co-editor of the Medical Care blog.
3-16-2015 Ways out of the global youth unemployment crisis
– Devex
Throughout history, young people have had a harder time finding work than more seasoned professionals. But the job market for Messifant’s generation is tougher than ever.
3-14-2015 Dr. E. Wayne Holden, CEO, RTI International
– ET Health World
3-14-2015 Dr. Suneeta Krishnan, Country Director, RTI International, India
– ET Health World
3-13-2015 Study explores composition of e-cigarette vapor, potential health impacts of secondhand exposure
– News Medical
On the heels of the Federal Drug Administration's (FDA) second public workshop to explore the public health considerations associated with e-cigarettes, nonprofit research organization RTI International released a new research paper "Exhaled Electronic Cigarette Emissions: What's Your Secondhand Exposure?," which explores the composition of e-cigarette vapor and the potential health impacts of secondhand exposure.
3-12-2015 Study shows electronic cigarette vapors contain toxins and have the potential to be a public health concern
On the heels of the Federal Drug Administration's second public workshop to explore the public health considerations associated with e-cigarettes, nonprofit research organization RTI International released a new research paper “Exhaled Electronic Cigarette Emissions: What’s Your Secondhand Exposure?,” which explores the composition of e-cigarette vapor and the potential health impacts of secondhand exposure.
3-12-2015 Please don't call it fake weed
– Inside Science
There is an ongoing competition of bureaucratic one-upmanship between the U.S. government and renegade pharmacists. The government is playing defense. When they ban a variation of a drug, pharmacists then quickly create a newly formulated and therefore legal variation.
3-12-2015 Secondhand e-cig vapor can penetrate paint. What does that mean for your lungs?
– Yahoo! News
3-12-2015 The answer to campus rape: more guns, say NRA-backed lawmakers
– The Huffington Post
College anti-rape advocates have joined a pro-gun control group to oppose National Rifle Association-backed lawmakers who say allowing students to carry firearms on college campuses will deter sexual assaults.
3-12-2015 CSU research is in the toilet, literally
– Coloradoan
RTI received a grant through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to design and build a prototype stand-alone waste sanitation system that disinfects urine, dries and burns feces and then converts the resulting combustion energy into stored electricity.
3-12-2015 Study shows electronic cigarette vapors contain toxins and have the potential to be a public health concern
– Med India
On the heels of the Federal Drug Administration's (FDA) second public workshop to explore the public health considerations associated with e-cigarettes, nonprofit research organization RTI International released a new research paper "Exhaled Electronic Cigarette Emissions: What's Your Secondhand Exposure?," that explores the composition of e-cigarette vapor and the potential health impacts of secondhand exposure.
3-12-2015 Study shows electronic cigarette vapors contain toxins and have the potential to be a public health concern
– Triangle Business Journal
RTI International examines issues associated with secondhand exposure to e-cigarette emissions and product marketing.
3-9-2015 Report: Fixing the coast good for economy
– Coastal Review Online
The benefits of restoring North Carolina’s coastline extend beyond the state’s environment, infusing millions of dollars into local economies, according to a recent report that will be unveiled in Raleigh on Tuesday.
3-9-2015 Answering the next great challenges in international development
– Devex
U.S. foreign assistance programs help developing nations improve the health, education and economic conditions of their citizens, and in so doing build a more prosperous and secure world.
3-5-2015 Brian Southwell appointed to Energy Research & Social Science journal editorial board
Brian Southwell, Ph.D., director of the Science in the Public Sphere Program in RTI International’s Center for Communication Science, has been appointed to serve on the editorial board of the Energy Research & Social Science journal.
3-5-2015 Top schools may be too far away from community colleges
– U.S. News & World Report
Almost 80 percent of high school graduates go to college nowadays. Almost half of them, mostly low-income students, start at a community college.
3-5-2015 Cervical cancer has not received much attention in India
– ET Health World
Over 120,000 women in India are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually. In fact, annually, the number of younger women (15 to 49 years of age) diagnosed with cervical cancer is approximately the same as the number of women dying from pregnancy-related complications.
3-4-2015 Mark Graber honored for advancing patient safety, healthcare quality
Mark Graber, M.D., a national leader in the field of patient safety, has been named a recipient of the 2014 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards by the Joint Commission and National Quality Forum. He is recognized for his individual achievement in advancing patient safety and healthcare quality.
3-4-2015 RTI International, Duke University to collaborate in new funding initiative
– Triangle Business Journal
Research Triangle Park-based nonprofit RTI International has teamed up with Duke University to provide seed funding to projects that join researchers from both institutions.
3-3-2015 RTI International, Duke University join forces in new research exploration initiative
RTI International and Duke University have launched a new partnership to provide seed funding to projects that join researchers from both institutions. The Funds Launching Alliances for Research Exploration initiative aims to create new collaborations between Duke and RTI in areas not currently funded that could lead to federal or other funding.  
3-3-2015 New report: prevalence of CKD in the U.S. projected to increase 16.7% by 2030
– News Medical
The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) will rise in the United States, according to a new report led by RTI International and published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases during March's National Kidney Month.
3-3-2015 Duke, RTI team for projects, fund two with $100,000 each
– WRAL TechWire
RTI International and Duke University are working together to drive new projects uniting researchers from both through what they are calling "Funds Launching Alliances for Research Exploration."
3-2-2015 Study: Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in adults over 30 to rise 27 percent by 2030
The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) will rise in the United States, according to a new report led by RTI International and published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases during March’s National Kidney Month.
3-2-2015 Half of adults will get chronic kidney disease, model predicts
– The Washington Post
A new model predicts that about half of all people aged 30 and older in the United States will develop chronic kidney disease during their lifetimes, a surprisingly large proportion for a condition that is not on the radar screens of many Americans.
3-2-2015 Location, location, location: Are top universities too far away from low-income high school graduates?
– The Hechinger Report
But in the end, less than a third of community college graduates transfer to a four-year college, and still fewer of them — only about 15 percent — succeed in getting that undergraduate degree.
3-2-2015 Low-income students choose closest- but not always best- colleges
– Education Week
One barrier keeping low-income students from attending four-year universities is a basic obstacle that's hard to solve: location.