Westat News

09-292016 Health Equity Roundtable Series Sponsored by Westat and the Rockville Institute

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

09-192016 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...

09-162016 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...

09-152016 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...

09-092016 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...

09-072016 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...

08-302016 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...

08-292016 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...

08-262016 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...

08-252016 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,...

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