Westat News Archive

Good News on Controlling HIV in 3 African Countries; Westat Part of Data Collection Team

Westat provides technical expertise in survey statistics and supports all aspects of electronic data collection and data management for the data collection team of the Population HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) Project, a major international HIV...

Westat to Develop Automated Assessment Program to Enhance Critical Thinking Skills of U.S. Army Company Grade Officers

As operating environments grow more complex, dynamic, and uncertain, Army leaders need advanced cognitive skills (e.g., critical thinking, systems thinking, perspective-taking, creative thinking) that will transfer to unfamiliar performance contexts. A team led by Westat will help the U.S. Army...

Westat to Provide Data Quality, Geospatial, and Statistical Support for NCI's Cancer Control and Population-Based Research

Westat will support quality control/quality improvement studies that help the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) Surveillance Research Program (SRP) improve cancer coding practices across Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Regions.

Other work in the quality control/...

Second Health Equity Roundtable Sponsored by Westat and the Rockville Institute

Westat’s Center on Health Disparities & Health Equity Research and the Rockville Institute are co-...

School Meal Data Collection Process to Be Evaluated by Westat for FNS

Westat will evaluate the school meal data collection process of the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), U.S. Department of Agriculture. This study will provide FNS with key information about the methodologies and processes used to collect and report data. The evaluation objectives are to...

David Morganstein Interviewed by AmstatNews

David Morganstein, Westat Vice President and Director of the Statistical Staff and a Senior Statistical Fellow, was interviewed in the November 2016 issue of AmstatNews about the...

Westat to Evaluate Coordinated Specialty Care Programs for People with Serious Mental Illness

Westat will design and implement a quantitative outcome evaluation, process analysis, and fidelity assessment of selected state-operated programs that assist people at early stages of serious mental illnesses. This 3-year study is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

26th Annual Morris Hansen Lecture: November 29, 2016

Nancy Bates, senior researcher for survey methodology with the U.S. Census Bureau, will give the 26th Annual Morris Hansen Lecture on Tuesday, November 29, at 3:30 p.m. in the Jefferson Auditorium of the...

2016 International QDET2 Conference Draws Westat Expertise

How do you predict survey question accuracy? How does survey burden affect response behavior? How do you design questionnaires for sensitive topics or for cross-national studies? Lots of interesting questions, and Westat staff will be on hand to answer these and others at the...

NCI Expands Westat's CTSU Role, Includes Site Auditing Coordination

Westat’s role on the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI’s) Cancer Trials Support Unit (CTSU) will be expanding to include major involvement in the central coordination of site auditing activities for

  • National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN)
  • NCI Community Oncology
  • ...