Westat News Archive

10-08
2014
Center for Evaluation and Coordination of Training and Research (CECTR) in Tobacco Regulatory Science

Westat, in partnership with the Schroeder Institute at the Legacy Foundation, has been awarded a 5-year, multimillion-dollar cooperative agreement with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as a coordinating and resource center in tobacco regulatory science, supporting and evaluating...

10-06
2014
AEA Conference Features Westat Staff Papers and Presentations

Evaluator communities of practice, visionary evaluation, efficient tools for large-scale assessment, and do-it-yourself data visualization are just a few of the topics Westat staff will bring to the 28th Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association (AEA), which…

10-01
2014
New Book Delivers Strategies for Reaching Hard-to-Survey Populations, with Westat Expertise

Westat Vice Presidents Roger Tourangeau, Ph.D., and Brad Edwards are among the editors of Hard-to-Survey Populations, a book that...

09-29
2014
European Evaluation Society Tackles Challenges of a Changing World
Westat staff are participating in the 11th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society (EES) in Dublin, Ireland, October 1-3, 2014.
09-26
2014
Westat Research Contributes to Best Practices in Travel Training Programs for Older Adults

A new handbook and research report have been released that provide a comprehensive roadmap for designing a travel training program to meet the mobility needs of older persons. Co-authors of this vital work include Westat researchers Jon E. Burkhardt, David J. Bernstein, Ph.D., and Kathryn ...

09-24
2014
International Total Survey Error Workshop Draws Westat Participation

Westat staff are attending the International Total Survey Error Workshop (ITSEW) in Washington, DC, October 1-3, 2014. Learn about our ITSEW presentation at the event and more...

09-17
2014
Newsweek Turns to Westat Expertise to Develop 2014 High School Rankings

In collaboration with Newsweek, Westat developed the 2014 methodology used to conduct Newsweek’s 2014 High School Rankings. Westat’s analysis demonstrates the consequences of accounting...

09-16
2014
Clinicians to Use Certification Modules Developed by Westat

Board-certified primary care clinicians will soon be able to demonstrate competence in systematic measurement and quality improvement with two certification modules developed by Westat, with the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

The modules, to be developed for the Agency for...

09-08
2014
SoCRA Meeting Draws Westat Expertise

Westat staff are attending the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida, September 19-21, 2014, to share our clinical trials expertise. Learn about the...

09-03
2014
Factors Influencing HIV in Rural Nigeria Explored

Westat researcher Karen Megazzini, DrPH, coauthored the following three papers emanating from studies conducted using HIV/AIDS program data from a U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-supported comprehensive HIV/AIDS program in Nigeria. Westat provided technical...

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