Dr. Edlund is an expert in mental health and addiction, specializing in opioid use disorder, chronic pain, and other substance use disorders.
A new study finds that six interventions for non-communicable disease (NCD) risk reduction could help avoid 21 million premature deaths from NCDs
World Malaria Day: Although tremendous progress has been made in the past decade, an estimated 219 million cases of malaria and 435,000 deaths occurred in 2017.
RTI International will serve as the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) for the HEALing Communities Study, a $350-million effort funded in partnership by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
For the fourth consecutive year, Forbes magazine has included RTI International, a non-profit research institute, among its list of America’s Best Mid-size Employers.
RTI Report Shows Medicaid ACOs, Investments in Behavioral Health Integration Impact Utilization and Expenditures
A new RTI International report evaluated health reform efforts in Arkansas, Maine, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Oregon and Vermont. All six states participated in Round 1 of the State Innovation Models (SIM) Initiative, a $250 million effort of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to encourage the implementation of value-based purchasing models in Medicaid.
Triangle Business Journal recognizes RTI International’s Julia Brandon with 2019 Women in Business Award
Triangle Business Journal has recognized Julia Brandon, RTI International’s director of Organizational Development and Learning (ODL), as a 2019 Women in Business Awards winner. TBJ’s Women in...
RTI’s Top International Development Executive Testifies Before U.S. House of Representatives on National Security Impact of Climate Change
Paul Weisenfeld, executive vice president for international development at RTI International, testified today before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs at a hearing examining how climate change threatens U.S. national security.
RTI International Leads the Patient-Centered Clinical Decision Support Learning Network to Develop New Action Plan for Managing Opioid Treatment
Health care experts led by RTI International and its partners have developed an action plan for patient-centered clinical decision support to improve the management of opioid treatment.
The multi-year, $75 million effort includes elements focused on STEM enrichment programs for students and educators, STEM workforce engagement, program evaluation and public outreach (www.dodstem.us).