Health

We collect data through interviews, physical exams, and records review to help guide actions and policies to improve health and health care around the world.

Improving the health and health care systems of people around the world

Behavioral & Mental Health

The grip of addiction and the challenges of mental health issues take their toll on both individuals and society. Westat supports efforts to reduce, treat, and prevent these issues…

Center on Health Disparities & Health Equity Research

Health disparities and inequities are important indicators of how healthy our communities are. Understanding these issues helps our leaders identify ways to reduce preventable illness, injury, and death.

Environmental & Occupational Health

How does our natural environment affect our health? To find out, Westat combines our strong environmental knowledge skills, analytical expertise, and data collection resources to identify…

Epidemiology

What factors determine and influence disease? Westat’s epidemiological research helps to understand the characteristics of disease, the prevalence of disease, and how disease affects…

Health Information Technology

Westat supports our clients in transforming health care through the appropriate use of health IT. As the health care sector undergoes a technological re-engineering, our expertise…

Health Care Delivery

There are two main goals of health care delivery: to improve service coordination and to enhance patient care. Westat’s research provides national estimates of the use of health care…

International Health

Westat provides extensive experience in a diverse portfolio of international health research issues, including HIV/AIDs, TB and other diseases, avian influenza, STDs, and nutrition.

Physical Health

Gathering accurate, relevant, and timely data on the health of Americans helps guide actions and policies to improve our nation’s well-being. Westat is in the field, conducting health research…

Public Health

Education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury prevention all help improve public health. Westat serves all these needs by supporting research on health care equity…

Veterans Health

The challenges of military service don’t end on the battlefield. As our service members and their families deal with the effects of military duty, our studies help analyze service improvements…