This Month's Feature


Westat supports research and capacity building to prevent, diagnose, and treat HIV infection and AIDS.

Providing Clinical Research Support Services for HIV Studies

No safe and effective cure for HIV currently exists, but scientists are working hard to find one. Westat provides a broad range of clinical research support services in this effort to Division of AIDS-supported clinical research entities that are of relevance to HIV and other infectious diseases and at-risk populations globally.

HIV: Finding Therapies for Women, Youth, and Babies

Identifying safe and effective ways to prevent HIV transmission to infants and understanding the effect of HIV prophylaxis and AIDS therapies on pregnant women and their children is paramount. Westat has supported clinical research in the United States, Africa, Latin America, and India to provide some answers.

HIV/AIDS in Adolescents and the Spectrum of Research Needs

Westat serves as the data and operations center for the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network (ATN) for HIV/AIDS Interventions, which conducts innovative research on promising behavioral, microbicidal, prophylactic, therapeutic, and vaccine modalities in HIV-infected and HIV at-risk adolescents.


International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference Draws Westat Research


Westat staff is attending and participating at the International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, July 13-15, 2014

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Cancer Registries Conference Includes Westat Staff


Westat staff will be participating in this year's North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) Annual Conference. The meeting will be held in Ottawa, Ontario, from June 21-26, 2014.

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Westat Staff Recognized with PRNews Group’s Social Media Icon Award


Amelia Burke-Garcia, Social Media Director for Westat’s Health Communications group and the Center for Digital Strategy & Research, has been named a Social Media MVP by PRNews Group. PRNews’ Social Media Icon Awards celebrate leaders in the field of digital communications who took chances, made incredible strides, and understand the power of social media in public relations.

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