Nancy Dianis, who joined Westat in 2001, is a Vice President and Practice Director for Clinical Trials. This unit conducts epidemiologic research and global health projects, including those in developing countries. Its focus is on a range of public health issues such as disease, infection, and trauma.
This research helps to better prevent and control the spread of disease. It also seeks to improve the quality of life and survival for those affected by evaluating the effects of therapies. This work supports the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Cancer Institute, to name a few.