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 and was awarded a GSA 8(a) STARS III contract in July 2022.

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, PhD, MBA

CEO & President

Dana Carluccio, PhD

Director, Science Communications Division

Albert Lee, PhD

Director, Scientific Research & Analysis Division

Sabira Mohamed

Director, Multimedia & Event Production Division

Amanda Curran

Director, Contracts Management & Accounting

Lorene Eberhardt

Director, Operations

CeCe LeBauer, MBA

Financial Manager