Data Coordinating Centers

RTI is a highly experienced leader in the implementation and management of data coordinating centers for collaborative research networks.


  • Study Design
    Hypothesis development; selection of study outcome measures; statistical design, power calculation, and randomization; protocol development; analysis planning
  • Data Capture and Management
    Electronic data capture; patient-reported outcomes; ancillary systems; data security
  • Site Training and Coordination
    Manual of operations; site training; oversight of study implementation; enrollment and retention monitoring and support
  • Statistical Analysis and Reporting
    Analysis methods; data and safety monitoring board safety and efficacy reporting; publications and presentations; statistical consultation
  • Regulatory Affairs
    Human subjects protection; institutional review board coordination; regulatory filings and submissions; monitoring adverse events and patient safety; site monitoring
  • Study Logistics
    Meeting coordination; travel planning; communications; study reports; site or investigator payments


  • Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (2013-2018)
  • Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-(REDS-III) (2011-2018)
  • Pregnancy as a Window to Future Cardiovascular Health: Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes (2013-2017)
  • Transfusion of Preemies (TOP) (2012-2017)
  • Neonatal Research Network (1998-2016)
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (2011-2016)
  • Global Network for Women's and Children's Health Research (2001-2017)
  • National Registry of Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Other Cardiovascular Conditions (2006-2016)
  • Ultrasound Use to Improve Pregnancy Outcomes in Low-Income Country Settings (2012-2015)
  • Preterm Birth in Nulliparous Women: An Understudied Population at Great Risk (2010-2015)
  • Obstetrical Pharmacology Research Network (2008-2014)
  • Randomized Controlled Trial of Male Circumcision to Reduce HIV Incidence in Kisumu, Kenya (2002-2010)
  • Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial (1999-2008)



Rates of survival increasing for extremely preterm infants, NIH network finds

Extremely preterm infants, those born before the 28th week of pregnancy, are surviving in greater numbers and escaping serious illness, according to a comprehensive review of births in a National Institutes of Health research network. RTI International has served as the data coordinating center for the network since 1998 and co-authored the study.

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