Westat to Conduct VA’s VE-HEROeS to Learn about Health of Vietnam Era Veterans
VA scientists, working with Westat, will conduct the Vietnam Era Health Retrospective Observational Study (VE-HEROeS) for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The study will help VA determine if the overall health of Vietnam War theater veterans (who served in Vietnam, Cambodia or Laos...
Westat Continues Clinical Studies Monitoring Service for NCCIH
Westat will be continuing to support the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) in its mission to define, through rigorous scientific investigation, the usefulness and safety of complementary and integrative health practices.
Since 2011, Westat has worked...
2016 APHA Features Westat Research
Helping expand care for youth with serious mental health issues, identifying prescription drugs with the potential for abuse, and using Twitter to increase awareness of the HPV vaccine are just a few of the topics Westat staff will share their research on at the...
European Evaluation Society Meeting Includes Westat Research
How do you conduct research in the middle of a conflict? What leads to successful and enduring behavior change? How do you adapt evaluations to help systems adapt and be sustainable? Westat staff members provided insight and advice on these timely topics and other compelling questions at the...
2016 AEA Conference Draws Westat Research
Westat staff will be participating at the 30th Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association (AEA) to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, October 24 to 29, 2016. Our staff will be presenting on a range of...
Edward C. Bryant Scholarship Trust Fund Award Recipient for 2016 Announced
The Edward C. Bryant Scholarship Trust Fund Award for 2016 was presented to Judith N. Law of the University of Maryland. The scholarship is awarded to outstanding graduate students in survey statistics to help support their graduate education.
Westat established the Edward C. Bryant...
Westat Evaluates Programs That Train, Connect Americans to High-Tech Jobs
Westat and our partner, MDRC, will evaluate the TechHire and Strengthening Working Families Initiative (SWFI) Grant Programs, which both provide education, training, and job placement to connect youth and young adults to jobs in high-tech industries. This research is sponsored by the U.S....
2016 Medidata Symposium Attracts Westat Research Participation
Westat’s Ravi Rajaram and Sushmita De are presenting at the 2016 Medidata Symposium, which is being held October 17-19 in Phoenix, Arizona. The conference agenda includes workshops, trainings, one-on-one sessions and four...
OPM Releases 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Results
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently released the results from the 2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS). Since 2006, Westat has supported OPM to ensure that the FEVS meets best survey and research practices and...
Westat Teams with DOL to Survey Employers’ Practices for Employing People with Disabilities
Engaging employers on their practices and attitudes toward hiring, retaining, and promoting employees and job seekers with disabilities is the purpose behind the latest study by the Chief Evaluator’s Office of the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor. Westat has been...