Westat News

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...

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...

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