Public Health & Epidemiology

Westat’s interdisciplinary public health and epidemiology sector uses an evidence-based approach to prevent and detect diseases, injuries, and other conditions in order to improve health outcomes. Our success is reflected in the contributions our clients make to advancements in preventing, diagnosing, and treating infectious and chronic diseases, particularly among vulnerable populations. Our public health staff have expertise in surveillance, program interventions, communication, evaluation, and research.

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Publications

Wright K.B., Fisher C., Rising C., Burke-Garcia A., Afanaseva D., and Cai X. (2019).

Partnering with mommy bloggers to disseminate breast cancer risk information: Social media intervention.

Boyle R.G., Stanton C.A., Sharma E., and Tang Z. (2019).

Examining quit attempts and successful quitting after recent cigarette tax increases.

Messier K.P., Wheeler D.C., Flory A.R., Jones R.R., Nolan B.T., and Ward M.H. (2019).

Modeling groundwater nitrate exposure in private wells of North Carolina for the Agricultural Health Study.

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Georgia Department of Transportation
Maryland Cancer Registry
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Texas Education Agency
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Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
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NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
ClearWay Minnesota
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Teach for America
The Verizon Foundation
The Johns Hopkins University
University of Denver
University of Maryland Baltimore Campus
University of Michigan
SiriusXM
Toyota
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The National Institutes of Health
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