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How an award from the Dreyfus Foundation set RTI on the road to success

“A laboratory in the middle of a campus that did not exist”

RTI Joins the Great Society

From Head Start to the Job Corps, the Institute applies its expertise in social science research

A Slowdown in Growth in the Early 1970s

RTI struggles in a difficult economic climate–but not as much as other research institutions

A Growing Need to Understand Substance Abuse, Addiction and Treatment

"Implementing the most comprehensive drug use and behavioral health study in the United States"

RTI's Third President: Victoria Franchetti Haynes

"This is a research-based organization, and deep down I’m a scientist"

Measuring the Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Initiatives

"Smoking rates were 1.5 percentage points lower than they would have been in the absence of the campaign"

Obesity, ACOs, and the "Lung on a Chip": RTI Health Research in the New Decade

"We are giving patients a meaningful voice in how medical technologies are evaluated"