Westat to Support Johns Hopkins University in Influenza Therapeutic Pilot Trial
In 2015-16, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) conducted a single-site, phase IV, randomized controlled trial that demonstrated success using the adult emergency department (ED) as a clinical recruitment venue for patients at risk for complications from influenza. As a next step, Westat will support...
Clinical Research Associates Conference (SOCRA 2016) Draws Westat Research
In clinical research, what is targeted monitoring all about? How does one develop and implement an integrated roster system for NCI-supported clinical trials? Attendees will learn the answer to these questions from Westat staff at the...
San Antonio Pre-K Program Shows Promise for Kindergarten Readiness
Results of the third annual evaluation of the San Antonio city-funded prekindergarten program, known as Pre-K 4 SA, have been released and indicate promise for kindergarten readiness. Edvance, which was acquired...
Westat to Conduct 2017 Research on Booster Seat Use
Westat will conduct the 2017 National Survey of the Use of Booster Seats (NSUBS) and a focused NSUBS Research Task. The NSUBS, sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, focuses on generating national estimates of child occupant protection in passenger vehicles, and...
Westat Advances to Final Round of Innovation Next Awards’ Program to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Westat has been selected as one of five finalist teams for the 2016 Innovation Next Awards, a program of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
Westat Staff Attend 2016 National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
Westat staff will be attending and participating at the 20th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN) in Washington, DC, August 31-September 2, 2016. This year’s theme is Building Community, Building...
Conference on Global Partnerships to Advance NCD Research Includes Westat Expertise
Nancy Dianis, a Westat Vice President, and Tracy Wolbach, a Westat project manager, presented a poster on assessing the impact of federal funding through a social network analysis at the Global Partnerships to Advance NCD Research Within the...
Capitol Communicator Spotlights Westat's Terry Savage
Terry Savage, a Westat Vice President, is featured on Capitol Communicator’s Communicator Spotlight. Ms. Savage, who leads Westat’s health communications practice, talks about...
Westat Renews Blaise Agreement with Statistics Netherlands
Westat has renewed its agreement with Statistics Netherlands (SN) to act as the licensor of SN’s Blaise software to users in North and South America. The Director General of Statistics Netherlands, Dr. T.B.P.M. Tjin-A-Tsoi, with SN senior executives Harry Wijnhoven and Marcel van der Steen,...
3 Westat Statisticians Honored at 2016 JSM
Westat staff members Jill Montaquila DeMatteis, PhD, Keith Rust, PhD, and Gary Shapiro were recognized at the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in Chicago, Illinois, for their contributions through their work in statistics.