Westat News

04-24
2018
How Are Researchers Affected by Asking Sensitive, Stressful Questions? Westat Shares Insight at 2018 Conference

No matter the issue, researchers may have to ask sensitive questions. To the soldier about battlefield trauma, to the victim of sexual violence. How do researchers prepare for these emotional challenges?

Westat staff (staff names in bold below) will presenting their insight on these...

04-23
2018
David Morganstein to Teach Survey Estimation Course

David Morganstein, Westat Vice President and Director of the Statistical Staff, will be co-teaching “Introduction to Survey Estimation” with Sunghee Lee, an Associate Research Scientist at the Survey Research...

04-23
2018
Allison Henderson Appointed to Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success Advisory Council

Allison Henderson, a Westat Vice President, has been appointed to the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) Advisory Council. ACES is a collaboration among Montgomery County Public Schools,...

04-19
2018
Sharpen Your Skills with "Introduction to Survey Management"

Brad Edwards, a Westat Vice President, and Nicole Kirgis, of the Institute for Social Research at University of Michigan, will be teaching Introduction to Survey Management on May 23 and...

04-19
2018
2018 Cannabis Research Conference: Westat Shares Research on Users' Gender, Age, and Behavior

Westat staff are bringing their cannabis research findings to the 2nd Annual Institute of Cannabis Research Conference, April 26-28, 2018, in Pueblo, Colorado.

The...

04-18
2018
Garrett Moran Invited to Discuss Solutions to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Garrett Moran, Ph.D., a Westat Vice President and Associate Director, has been invited to participate at an invitation-only meeting, “Innovative Data and Technology Solutions to Combat the Opioid Use Disorder Epidemic.” The meeting, sponsored by the...

04-16
2018
Montgomery Moving Forward Appoints Allison Henderson to Leadership Group

Allison Henderson, a Westat Vice President, has been appointed to the Montgomery Moving Forward’s (MMF’s) Leadership Group. MMF works to solve critical issue in Montgomery County, Maryland, by mobilizing leaders...

04-13
2018
Westat Presents at 2018 National Indian Child Welfare Conference

Westat staff will be presenting on conducting research for Tribal programs at the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) Annual Conference, April 15-18,  2018, in Anchorage, Alaska.

The event is considered the...

04-12
2018
2018 Workshops on Federal Computer-Assisted Data Collection Feature Westat Leadership and Expertise

Machine learning. Virtual listing systems. Multimode, multidevice management. These are just a few of the topics Westat staff will share our expertise on at the 2018 Federal CASIC (Computer-Assisted Survey Information...

04-11
2018
Graham Kalton to Give 2018 Joint Program in Survey Methodology Distinguished Lecture

Graham Kalton, Ph.D., will give the 2018 Joint Program in Survey Methodology Distinguished Lecture on Friday, April 27, 2018, from 3:00-4:30 pm at the University of Maryland College Park campus, McKeldin Library, Special Events Room 6137...

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