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201409-16 Clinicians to Use Certification Modules Developed by Westat

Board-certified primary care clinicians will soon be able to demonstrate competence in systematic measurement and quality improvement with two certification modules developed by Westat, with the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

The modules, to be developed for the Agency for...

201409-08 SoCRA Meeting Draws Westat Expertise

Westat staff are attending the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, September 19-21, 2014, to share our clinical trials expertise. Learn about the...

201409-03 Factors Influencing HIV in Rural Nigeria Explored

Westat researcher Karen Megazzini, DrPH, coauthored the following three papers emanating from studies conducted using HIV/AIDS program data from a U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-supported comprehensive HIV/AIDS program in Nigeria. Westat provided technical...

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....

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