RTI International receives NIH award to research environmental influences on child health and development
RTI International has received an award from the National Institutes of Health to join a nationwide consortium that will investigate the effect of environmental exposures on children’s health outcomes.
RTI International launches innovative toilet prototype that processes, disinfects, recycles wastes
To improve sanitation in the developing world, RTI International launched its innovative on-site waste treatment and toilet prototype that processes, disinfects, and recycles human waste.
Research shows some people, including healthcare workers and heavy alcohol users, are less likely to protect themselves from Acetaminophen risks
https://www.rtihs.org/ Reducing the number of preventable hospitalizations and emergency room visits from accidental over-the-counter acetaminophen overdose may require special efforts for regular acetaminophen users, heavy alcohol consumers and healthcare professionals.
RTI International to provide training and technical assistance for National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance has selected RTI International as the Training and Technical Assistance provider for the 2015 National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI).
RTI International to host forum on the impact of shale oil and gas on the U.S. economy, environment and national security
Experts from RTI International and energy research organizations will explore the sudden growth of fracking in the United States and the impact of shale oil and gas on the U.S. economy, environment and national security at a policy forum at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Sept. 22.
Lauren McCormack selected to serve as member of PCORI Advisory Panel on Communication and Dissemination Research
Lauren McCormack, Ph.D., director of Center for Communication Science at RTI International, was selected to serve as co-chair of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Advisory Panel on Communication and Dissemination Research.
RTI International named an Obesity Data Challenge winner
As part of an effort to tackle obesity, RTI International has been named a U.S. Obesity Data Challenge winner for developing a high-resolution map that demonstrates obesity at the community level. The award was presented by the de Beaumount Foundation, the Health Data Consortium and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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.