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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 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...

201408-07 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,...

201408-06 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...

201407-14 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.

This conference, which is part of an ongoing...

201406-17 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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