Ending the HIV Epidemic: Partners in Progress

As the nation works—community by community—to end the HIV epidemic by 2030, Westat is committed to doing its part to achieve this critical goal by continuing to help our clients to break new ground in HIV prevention and treatment research.

Among our recent projects:

  • Phase 3 clinical trial that led to a new treatment for people infected with multidrug-resistant HIV
  • Study of the impact of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and prevention strategies in reducing HIV risk among adolescents
  • Research to improve global HIV surveillance
  • Scientific and technical support for the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS interventions

We also know that communications and partnerships are key to eradicating HIV. To that end, we

  • Helped to create an award-winning national HIV testing social marketing campaign, which garnered almost a billion media impressions
  • Designed an innovative collaboration with Waze to encourage users of the app to get tested
  • Provided communications strategy and support to help reduce adolescent sexual risk behaviors
  • Developed partnerships with companies, such as CVS Health, Coca-Cola, CURLBOX, Center for Black Equity, and Home Depot, to extend HIV prevention efforts in communities across the country

Ending the HIV Epidemic in 10 years will require ongoing collaboration among the federal government, state and local health departments, community-based organizations, and companies like ours. On this World AIDS Day, Westat reaffirms its commitment to increasing HIV awareness and knowledge, speaking out against HIV stigma, and serving the people who need us the most.

1 in 7 don't know they are infected
Percentage of the approximately 1.1 million people in the U.S. who are living with HIV

I’m proud of Westat’s work to support HIV prevention, study its impact on disadvantaged communities, and communicate efforts to prevent, treat, and reduce the burden of HIV across the globe—we are committed to doing our part to end the HIV epidemic by 2030.

- Scott Royal, PhD, Westat President

Want to work with us?
You’ll be in great company.

About Us Careers

Westat Employees.
Westat Employee.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Leadership Montgomery
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The National Institutes of Health
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
The Johns Hopkins University
University of Maryland Baltimore Campus
University of Denver
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Agriculture
The Verizon Foundation
Texas Education Agency
Baltimore Metropolitan Council
Teach for America
Social Security Administration
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity
National Science Foundation
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Maryland Cancer Registry
Internal Revenue Service
Georgia Department of Transportation
DC Public Schools
ClearWay Minnesota
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
University of Michigan
Explore Our Clients

Please wait...

Forbes 2020 The Best Employers for Diversity Powered by Statista Copyright 2019 Forbes Media LLC. Used with permissionForbes 2019: The Best Employers for Women Powered by Statista Copyright 2019 Forbes Media LLC. Used with permission

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law. Notices to Employees & Applicants.