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4-16-2015 RTI International health economist testifies before US House of Representatives on Medicare post-acute care
Melissa Morley, Ph.D., senior health economist in the Health Care Financing and Payment Program at RTI, told members of the U.S. House that standardized patient assessment data and additional analyses of the complexities of bundled payment are critical to developing a payment system for episodes of post-acute care.
4-16-2015 Guest commentary- Building an integrated approach to global food security, nutrition, and agricultural development
– The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
The United Nations-led process to establish sustainable development goals (SDGs) is moving forward with active and broad participation.
4-15-2015 Laurie Braun promoted to vice president of Financial Planning and Analysis at RTI International
Laurie Braun has been promoted to vice president of Financial Planning and Analysis at RTI International.
4-14-2015 Study finds 1.2 percent of preschoolers on Medicaid use psychotropic drugs
– Health Canal
A new study finds that that 1.2 percent of American preschool children on Medicaid are using psychotropic drugs, including antidepressants, mood stabilizers and medications for attention-deficit disorder.
4-14-2015 TBJ's 2015 Life Sciences Awards winners revealed
– Triangle Business Journal
Triangle Business Journal and accounting giant BDO unveiled its third-annual class of Life Sciences Awards winners on Wednesday.
4-13-2015 Fikreab Kebede Hadero appointed president of the Ethiopian Public Health Association
Fikreab Kebede Hadero, M.D., technical advisor for neglected tropical diseases with RTI International in Ethiopia, has been appointed to serve as president of the Ethiopian Public Health Association. 
4-13-2015 RTI International to test PTSD treatment for U.S. service members
In an effort to better treat posttraumatic stress disorder among U.S. service members, RTI International is leading a study on a medical procedure, called Stellate Ganglion Block, that offers the potential for fast-acting symptom relief.  
4-13-2015 Spencer: Bystanders must step in to stop sexual assault
– AirForce Times
Spencer said he met last month with experts on sexual assault from the Research Triangle Institute -- a nonprofit in North Carolina that helps government agencies — to help the Air Force develop strategies for preventing sexual assault.
4-13-2015 Research on vaping starts to clear smoke on possible health effects
– York Dispatch
As far as health impacts of vaping, "we know a little bit," but there's more science to be done, Glantz said during a March research briefing on an RTI International study of the secondhand effects of vaping.
4-10-2015 Why universities are bleeding their STEM undergrad enrollment
Many engineering graduates were told the same thing walking into their first undergraduate class: “Look to the person on your left. Look to the person on your right. One of you won’t graduate.” Scare tactic or not, a recent RTI International study suggests this statistic holds up.
4-9-2015 Study: Nutrition education can help low-income older adults eat more fruit and vegetables
Nutrition education can increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables among low-income seniors, according to a study conducted by RTI International, Altarum Institute and Michigan State University Extension.   
4-9-2015 DNA testing offers insight into newborn health, survival
– U.S. News & World Report
Decoding a baby's DNA gives parents the ability to look into the future of their child's health, allowing them to make decisions about care and treatment for those who are sick.
4-9-2015 The future of curry-flavored foods
– Prepared Foods
Food product developers are tapping into a growing “curry culture” driven by the expanded culinary influences of new Americans
4-7-2015 Many students starting STEM education aren't finishing
– ConsumerAffairs
For the better part of the last decade educators, industry leaders and policymakers have promoted an increase in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum in high school and college.
4-7-2015 Should you be sending 2 resume types? Recruiters share their top CV advice
– Devex
A CV is a reflection of how a person might behave, according to Jon Herstein, international human resources operations director and HR business partner for RTI International.
4-5-2015 RTI International toilet prototype to be piloted in Ahmedabad
– The Hindu Business Line
In a bid to join the ‘great toilet rush’ in India spurred by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to build toilets, US-based research & development institute, RTI International, is getting ready to pilot a prototype in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, in partnership with infra major L&T and non-profit SEWA.
4-2-2015 One-third of college STEM majors switch fields by graduation
– ScienceDaily
About a quarter of high performing students who began pursuing a bachelor's degree between 2003 and 2009 declared a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) major; however, nearly a third of these students had transferred out of STEM fields by spring 2009, according to a study.
4-1-2015 One-third of college STEM majors switch fields by graduation
About a quarter of high performing students who began pursuing a bachelor’s degree between 2003 and 2009 declared a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) major; however, nearly a third of these students had transferred out of STEM fields by spring 2009, according to a study by RTI International. 
4-1-2015 RTI International New Model for Collaboration
– PharmaVoice
RTI International, an independent, nonprofit institute that provides research, development, and technical services, has created a new model for collaborative problem solving and idea generation.
4-1-2015 RTI International improving informed consent practice
– PharmaVoice
The more informed patients are, the more likely they will complete a clinical trial.
3-31-2015 Nicole Barnes, Meaghan McGrath named Triangle Business Journal 2015 Women in Business Awards winners
Triangle Business Journal recognized Nicole Barnes, vice president of Business Strategy and Communications at RTI International, and Meaghan McGrath, environmental engineer at RTI, as 2014 Women in Business Awards winners. 
3-31-2015 Which part of a bicycle would you be? Recruiters share their go-to interview questions
– Devex
But expect the tables to turn if you interview with Jon Herstein, international human resources operations director and HR business partner for RTI International.
3-31-2015 Making a mark in Malawi: A young girl teaches her father to read
The USAID/Malawi Early Grade Reading Activity is a three-year, $24 million program implemented by RTI International in August 2013.
3-30-2015 Big data transforming site location decisions, economic development
– WRAL TechWire
The ubiquitous nature of data today is changing the game for companies making location decisions and the communities and organizations seeking to recruit them.
3-29-2015 At some nursing homes, a changing attitude toward death
– Philadelphia Inquirer
Even in nursing homes, where hundreds of thousands of people die each year, death has long been a touchy subject.
3-29-2015 Stepping on the gas
– Business North Carolina
Vikram Rao tools around the Raleigh-Durham area in a red 2015 Mazda Miata with the top down regardless of the cold, unless it’s raining or snowing.
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