RTI International Distinguished Fellow Alex H. Kral spoke as a panelist at a Washington Post Live panel discussion of the opioid epidemic, “Addiction in America: The New War on Drugs.”

The event brought together law enforcement, medical professionals, and experts in health policy, to discuss how the opioid epidemic is affecting communities across the country, disparities in access to treatment, and new strategies to confront the crisis.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC —  RTI International, a nonprofit research institute, received two grants from the National Cancer Institute's Beau Biden Cancer MoonshotSM InitiativeImproving the Management of Symptoms During and Following Cancer Treatment (IMPACT) and Accelerating Colorectal Cancer Screening and follow-up through Implementation Science (ACCSIS).


Social emotional learning is likely to be strongly influenced by culture, but global variation has yet to be captured because much of the research on this topic has come only from Western countries.


While there has been increased research on how developmental changes in executive functions (EF) during early childhood contribute to children’s school readiness, most of it has focused on children in high-income countries. Much remains unknown about the impact of executive functions on the performance of children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).


Early childhood is getting a lot of attention lately, especially with the recent Lancet series reemphasizing the importance of early childhood development. The Sustainable Development Goals have endorsed the importance of early childhood development; to this end, the Lancet Early Childhood Development series looks at new scientific evidence for interventions.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—RTI International President E. Wayne Holden presented more than 200 prestigious President’s Awards to RTI staff members last week.

The RTI President’s Awards were created in 1997 and, since its inception, have been bestowed on 2,227 staff members in recognition of significant contributions to RTI's strategic goals that contribute to the institute’s success.


Like me, you may have an aging family member who lives at home alone. My dad is in his 70s and has lived at home alone for 10 years. Most of the time I don’t even think of him as “aging,” as he is fully capable of taking care of himself, but I have noticed that our phone conversations increasingly focus on his doctor’s appointments, challenging household chores and tasks and related various pains and gripes.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—RTI International (RTI), a nonprofit research institute, is pleased to announce our collaboration with the Defeat-NCD Partnership to reduce the burden and prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by providing new information on improving access to essential medicines and other supplies to treat and prevent NCDs.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – RTI International, a leading nonprofit research institute, today announced an exclusive licensing deal wi

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — In a new research study, education researchers Erin Dunlop Velez and Melissa Cominol

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