Vaccination Protects Children From Serious COVID-19 Illness
August 22, 2023
New data gathered from July 2022-May 2023 show that children aged 6 months to 5 years who received the original COVID-19 vaccine and the updated…
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…
Half of U.S. Adults Have Hybrid COVID-19 Immunity
June 27, 2023
What is the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among U.S. adults? New data indicate both infection-induced and hybrid immunity increased from spring 2021 to fall 2022.…
Post-Pandemic Health Care Challenge: Nurse Shortage
June 27, 2023
The health care workforce—physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals—has experienced cyclical shortages in the U.S. over many decades. Short-staffed facilities increase the workload of existing…
Westat at AcademyHealth 2023
June 23, 2023
Westat experts will be participating at the AcademyHealth 2023 Annual Research Meeting (ARM) to be held in Seattle, Washington, June 24-27, 2023. This conference provides…
Volunteer vs Random Sampling for COVID-19 Estimates
June 13, 2023
Does random sampling produce better results than volunteer community-wide sampling for COVID-19 estimates? And does either method provide better estimates than administratively reported data? A…
How does community engagement through CETAC help improve health equity?
Helping CEAL Teams counter COVID misinformation
Vice President & Lead Scientific/Epidemiology Advisor
Senior Vice President & Sector Lead, Health
What is the most complete source of data on the use and costs of health care for Americans?
Using multimode methods to gather data for the MEPS-HC