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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Halenar M.J., Sargent J.D., Edwards K.C., Woloshin S., Schwartz L., Emond J., Tanski S., Pierce J.P., Taylor K.A., Lauten K., Goniewicz M.L., Niaura R., Anic G., Chen Y., Callahan-Lyon P., Gardner L.D., Thekkudan T., Borek N., Kimmel H.L., Cummings K.M., Hyland A., and Brunette M.F. (2021).

Validation of an index for functionally important respiratory symptoms among adults in the nationally representative Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study, 2014–2016.

Kurunthachalam K., Stathis A., Mazzella M.J., Andra S.S, Barr D.B., Hecht S.S., Merrill L.S., Galusha A.L., and Parsons P.J. (2021).

Quality assurance and harmonization for targeted biomonitoring measurements of environmental organic chemicals across the Children's Health Exposure Analysis Resource laboratory network.

Mahoney M.C., Rivard C., Hammad H.T., Blanco C., Sargent J., Kimmel H.L., Wang B., Halenar M.J., Kang J.C., Borek N., Cummings K.M., Lauten K., Goniewicz M.L., Hatsukami D., Sharma E., Taylor K., and Hyland A. (2021).

Cardiovascular risk factor and disease measures from the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study.

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