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201408-28 U.S. Navy Selects Westat for International Infectious Disease Research

Westat will work with the Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU-3) to coordinate and manage the efforts of epidemiologic researchers in Egypt and Jordan. These researchers will be supporting U.S. Navy research on infectious diseases in North Africa and the Middle East.

Our specific...

201408-20 Enhanced HIV Therapy in Botswana Monitored by Westat

Westat will perform site initiation and monitoring visits for the Botswana Combination Prevention Project (BCPP) to ensure compliance with the protocols and with Good Clinical Practice requirements. The study will be completed in 30 communities in Botswana.

The BCPP is a collaboration...

201408-12 Sharon Lohr’s Deming Lecture Slides from the 2014 JSM Are Available

Sharon Lohr, Ph.D., a Westat Vice President, gave the 2014 Deming Lecture at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Boston, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. The slides (6MB PDF) from her lecture, Red Beads...

201408-12 Westat to Redesign Key Occupant Restraint Surveys for NHTSA

Westat will refresh the designs of two integral national surveys on the use of seat belts and child safety seats for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Westat has conducted the annual National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS) since 1999. In 2005, we...

201408-07 Examining Efforts Toward Gender Equality in Health in Afghanistan

Westat researcher Anwer Aqil, MD, MPH, DrPH, co-authored a recent paper in Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice describing gender differentials in morbidity, mortality,...

201408-07 Westat Evaluates Quality and Cost Savings of CareFirst’s PCMH

Westat is conducting a 5-year evaluation of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield’s Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program, comparing...

201408-06 Edward C. Bryant Scholarship Trust Fund Announced for 2014

The Edward C. Bryant Scholarship Trust Fund Award for 2014 was presented to Shu Yang for excellent graduate study in survey statistics.

Westat established the Edward C. Bryant Scholarship Trust Fund in 1995 to honor the late Edward C. Bryant, Ph.D., our cofounder and chair emeritus....

201408-06 Leveraging Global Experience to Augment Clinical Research at Science of Team Science Conference

Nancy Dianis, a Westat Vice President and Associate Director of the Clinical Trials Area, and Tracy Wolbach, a Westat Senior Study Director, are co-presenting a poster, Cross Cultural Science of Team Science: How to Leverage Global Experience to Augment Clinical Research, at the Science...

201408-05 Sharon Lohr Gives 2014 Deming Lecture at JSM

Sharon Lohr, Ph.D., a Westat Vice President, is giving the 2014 Deming Lecture at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Boston, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

The award is named after W. Edwards Deming, a prominent statistician who was a pioneer in survey sampling and...

201408-04 Westat at 2014 JSM

Westat always has an active presence at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), and this year the tradition continues. Held in Boston, Massachusetts, August 2–7, 2014, David Morganstein, American Statistical Association 2014 President-elect and Westat Vice President and Director of the Statistical...

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