Principal Research Associate
Do Community-Engaged Strategies Improve Vaccination Rates?
January 24, 2024
A recent study led by Westat’s Associate Vice President for Public Health, Simani Price, PhD, was recently published in the American Journal of Public Health…
Maternal Health Awareness Day: January 23, 2024
January 23, 2024
Access to maternal health care—the theme of this year’s Maternal Health Awareness Day—is not consistently available for many people having a baby in the U.S.…
2024 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Webinar
January 22, 2024
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Let’s Stop HIV Together (Together) campaign alongside My Brother’s Keeper, Inc., are hosting the 2024 National Black…
Alcohol and Pregnancy: Ways Health Providers Can Better Intervene
September 1, 2023
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) is an umbrella term describing the range of lifelong physical, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities that can occur in an individual…
How Can We Bridge Gaps in Public Health Knowledge?
August 25, 2023
In this age of media saturation and polarization, wrong information can flourish with a detrimental impact on public health. To learn why people believe unverified…
National Health Center Week: August 6-12, 2023
July 31, 2023
As children across the country are getting ready to go back to school, the National Association of Community Health Centers is promoting National Health Center…
Westat at 2023 Health Communications Conference
July 14, 2023
Westat’s health communications experts will be on hand to share best practices for creating compelling communication initiatives at the 17th Annual National Conference on Health Communication,…
Infectious Respiratory Diseases: What Have We Learned From COVID-19?
July 13, 2023
With the emergency phase of the COVID-19 pandemic at an end, questions regarding what we’ve learned from the pandemic about tracking and reducing the spread of respiratory diseases are…
How does community engagement through CETAC help improve health equity?
Helping CEAL Teams counter COVID misinformation