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NOVA's QDS–HAPI™ for Pocket PC Used in South African Schools—June 14, 2005

NOVA Introduces QDS™ Version 2.4—April 25, 2005

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NOVA Research Company
801 Roeder Road
Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Direct: 240-483-4184

Corporate Fact Sheet

Company OverviewNOVA Research Company is a trusted leader in providing innovative technology, consulting, and research support services to the global health and research communities. NOVA has a 32-year track record in facilitating cost-effective and timely transfer of technology and information out of research and clinical labs and into practical applications used by the health services community.
Tag LineBringing high-quality technology and inNOVAtion to the global health and research communities.
FoundedAugust 20, 1986
Management TeamPeggy L. Young, M.S., President and Chief Executive Officer
Paul A. Young, M.B.A., M.P.H., Executive Vice President/Research Director
Dana M. Young, J.D., Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel
Carolyn Morton, B.S., Vice President, Human Resources and Diversity
Daniel Eckstein, M.A., Vice President for Health Communications
Frederick R. Snyder, A.B.D., Vice President for Clinical Research Services
John Paul Young, M.M., Vice President for Art and Technology/Chief Technology Officer
NOVA Research Company

801 Roeder Road
Suite 700
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Tel: 301-986-1891
Fax: 301-986-4931

Onsite Research Teams:
San Francisco, California
Atlanta, Georgia
Hyattsville, Maryland
Media Contact:
Peggy Young
NOVA Research Company
Tel. 240-483-4184
OwnershipPrivately held company
Target MarketsNOVA targets the global health and research communities. NOVA has worked worldwide with leading commercial research organizations; 31 universities and academic research institutions; more than 24 Government agencies, including the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute on Aging (NIA), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); and the World Health Organization (WHO).
Target End UsersNOVA's products and services are used primarily by researchers, scientists, and agency and technical staff in the biomedical, public health, and behavioral health sectors.
NOVA ServicesResearch and Research Support Services
Research Software Development
Program Planning and Evaluation
Health Information Technology
Health and Scientific Communications
Meetings, Conferences, and Exhibits
NOVA ProductsSoftware:
  • QDS™—Questionnaire Development System (software)
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Curriculum Guide Web site— (a Web-based subscription service for health educators)
Books and CDs:
  • Researcher's Handbook for Conducting Drug Abuse Research With Hispanic Populations (book and CD-ROM), published by Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.
  • The Cutting Edge (educational video on gene technology for secondary schools)
  • Handbook for Drug Use Prevention Activities for Children and Adolescents (book)
Awards/ Certifications
This list will be updated following discussion.
2004 "Export Achievement Certificate," U.S. Department of Commerce U.S. Commercial Service
1998 Administrators' Award for Excellence, U.S. Small Business Administration (for achievements in the Federal Procurement System)
Subcontractor of the Year Award, Northrop Grumman
April 23, 2003—Plain Language Award, NIH
GSA (General Services Administration) Schedule certified supplier

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