Westat researchers publish on a wide array of topics that further our understanding of the field and focus on improving lives through research. Selected publications that communicate our findings, including books, peer-reviewed articles and technical reports, conference proceedings, and more are presented here.


Sharp G.C., Alfano R., Ghantous R., Urquiza J., Rifas-Shiman S.L., Page C.M., Jin J., Fernández-Barrés S., Santorelli G., and Tindula G. (2021).

Paternal body mass index and offspring DNA methylation: Findings from the PACE consortium.

Fisher J.A., Spaur M., Buller I.D., Flory A.R., Beane Freeman L.E., Hofmann J.N., Giangrande M., Jones R.R., and Ward M.H. (2021).

Spatial heterogeneity in positional errors: A comparison of two residential geocoding efforts in the Agricultural Health Study.

Barr D.B., Kannan K., Cui Y., Merrill L., Petrick L.M., Meeker J.D., Fennell T.R., and Faustman E.M. (2021).

The use of dried blood spots for characterizing children's exposure to organic environmental chemicals.

Finster M. and Feldman J. (2021).

Cost-effectiveness of a statistics-based approach to developmental mathematics education.

Frechtling J.A., Dunderdale T., Price S., Meissner H.I., Mayne R.G., McCrae T., van Bemmel D.M., Bahde A.L., Mandal R., Nagler C.F., and Hull L.C. (2021).

Establishing a research base to inform tobacco regulation: Overview.

Medgyesi D. N., Fisher J. A., Flory A. R., Hayes R. B., Thurston G. D., Liao L. M., Ward M. H., Silverman D. T., and Jones R. R. (2021).

Evaluation of a commercial database to estimate residence histories in the Los Angeles Ultrafines Study.

Vericker T., Dixit-Joshi S., Taylor J., May L., Baier K., and Williams E.S. (2021).

Impact of Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentives on household fruit and vegetable expenditures.

Levy M.E., Agopian A., Magnus M., Rawls A., Opoku J., Kharfen M., Greenberg A.E., and Kuo I. (2021).

Is long-acting injectable cabotegravir likely to expand PrEP coverage among MSM in the District of Columbia?.

Sammallahti S., Cortes Hidalgo A.P., Tuominen S., Malmberg A., Mulder R.H., Brunst K.J., Alemany S., McBride N.S., Yousefi P., Heiss J.A., McRae N., Page C.M., Jin J., Pesce G., Caramaschi D., Rifas-Shiman S.L., Koen N., Adams C.D., Magnus M.C., Baïz N., Ratanatharathorn A., Czamara D., Håberg S.E., Colicino E., Baccarelli A.A., Cardenas A., DeMeo D.L., Lawlor D.A., Relton C.L., Felix J.F., van IJzendoorn M.H., Bakermans-Kranenburg M.J., Kajantie E., Räikkönen K., Sunyer J., Sharp G.C., Houtepen L.C., Nohr E.A., Sørensen T.I.A., Téllez-Rojo M.M., Wright R.O., Annesi-Maesano I., Wright J., Hivert M-F., Wright R.J., Zar H.J., Stein D.J., London S.J., Cecil C.A.M., Tiemeier H., and Lahti J. (2021).

Maternal anxiety during pregnancy and newborn epigenome-wide DNA methylation.

Shams-White M.M., D'Angelo H., Perez L.G., Dwyer L.A., Stinchcomb D.G., and Oh A.Y. (2021).

A national examination of neighborhood socio-economic disparities in built environment correlates of youth physical activity.

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