• Are pesticides a health hazard for farmers?
    Westat research helps identify factors that affect the risk of cancers in farming populations.
  • Devices that dial up driver distraction
    Westat supported research on behavioral factors that increase crash risk while using a cell phone.
  • Counting all abused and neglected children
    Westat conducted the NIS to assess the incidence of child abuse and neglect in the U.S.
  • Examining infant and toddler feeding practices
    Westat research helps understand feeding practices and the influence of WIC on the health of young children.
  • Reporting on educator preparation programs
    Westat helps provide timely information on preparing and certifying effective teachers.

Improving Lives Through Research

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