RLA helps research organizations move science forward. How?

  • By researching and synthesizing the best evidence
  • By enabling the power to convene
  • By transforming complexity into clarity with integrity
  • By implementing the best solutions and strategies

Since its inception in 2003, RLA has provided superior services to many clients, including

  • National Institutes of Health (22 Institutes/Centers/Offices)
  • Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics
  • Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
  • Minority Business Development Agency
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Elite academic institutions, such as Princeton, Harvard, Columbia, Brown, Dartmouth, University of Southern California, Boston University, University of Michigan, and University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, such as Eli Lilly & Co., Lockheed Martin, Leidos, Fujirebio, and Edwards Life Sciences
  • Other notable organizations, such as the World Health Organization, National Academies, and Helmsley Charitable Trust

An SBA-certified woman- and minority-owned small business, RLA received its 8(a) certification in October 2015.

RLA was named a 2016 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise in the mid-Atlantic region (Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia).

RLA expects the highest possible ethical conduct from all employees. Read our Codes of Ethics and Standards of Conduct Policy.

Leadership Team

Rose Li

Rose Maria Li, MBA, PhD

President and CEO/ Director, Center for Scientific Research

Michael Grady

Chief Financial Officer

Dana Carluccio, PhD

Director, Science Writing and Communication

Lorene Eberhardt

Director, Operations

Adam Siggers

Director of Multimedia & Event Production

Terrence Calhoun

Branch Chief, Conference Services

Sabira Mohamed

Branch Chief, Multimedia Services

CeCe LeBauer, MBA

Financial Manager

James Smith, PhD

Senior Research Associate (Economist)