Westat News

201410-17 Use and Quality of Performance Measures Discussed by Westat Researcher at Recent Conference

Westat’s David J. Bernstein, Ph.D., gave a presentation on Exploring the Use and Quality of...

201410-15 Westat Provides Technical Support for Population-Based HIV Impact Assessments in Malawi and Zimbabwe

Westat will provide ICAP at Columbia University with technical support for developing and implementing population-based HIV impact assessment surveys in Malawi and Zimbabwe. The project is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Our staff will support developing...

201410-09 Westat Economist Edits Journal Section on the ACA and Its Effects on Behavioral Health Services

Westat’s Mustafa Karakus, Ph.D., a health economist, wrote two key articles and served as a guest editor for a special section of the October 2014 Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research that...

201410-08 Center for Evaluation and Coordination of Training and Research (CECTR) in Tobacco Regulatory Science

Westat, in partnership with the Schroeder Institute at the Legacy Foundation, has been awarded a 5-year, multimillion-dollar cooperative agreement with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as a coordinating and resource center in tobacco regulatory science, supporting and evaluating...

201410-06 AEA Conference Features Westat Staff Papers and Presentations

Evaluator communities of practice, visionary evaluation, efficient tools for large-scale assessment, and do-it-yourself data visualization are just a few of the topics Westat staff will bring to the 28th Annual Conference of the...

201410-01 New Book Delivers Strategies for Reaching Hard-to-Survey Populations, with Westat Expertise

Westat Vice Presidents Roger Tourangeau, Ph.D., and Brad Edwards are among the editors of Hard-to-Survey Populations, a book that...

201409-29 European Evaluation Society Tackles Challenges of a Changing World

Westat staff are participating in the 11th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society (EES) in Dublin, Ireland, October 1-3, 2014. Learn more about the expertise...

201409-26 Westat Research Contributes to Best Practices in Travel Training Programs for Older Adults

A new handbook and research report have been released that provide a comprehensive roadmap for designing a travel training program to meet the mobility needs of older persons. Co-authors of this vital work include Westat researchers Jon E. Burkhardt, David J. Bernstein, Ph.D., and Kathryn ...

201409-24 International Total Survey Error Workshop Draws Westat Participation

Westat staff are attending the International Total Survey Error Workshop (ITSEW) in Washington, DC, October 1-3, 2014. Learn about our presentation at the event and more about...

201409-17 Newsweek Turns to Westat Expertise to Develop 2014 High School Rankings

In collaboration with Newsweek, Westat developed the 2014 methodology used to conduct Newsweek’s 2014 High School Rankings. Westat’s analysis demonstrates the consequences of accounting...

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