Scott Royal

President

Scott Royal, Ph.D., joined Westat in November 2017 as President and was elected to the Board of Directors in May 2018.

Dr. Royal has a strong background in public health research, with a focus on HIV prevention and its impact on disadvantaged communities. Throughout his career, he has conducted a range of research on HIV, led large epidemiologic projects, and built up public health and epidemiologic practice capacities. Over the years, he has transitioned from frontline research to corporate leadership where he excels in bringing talented people together and enhancing how they perform on all dimensions of research work.

Dr. Royal has also served the community at large on the Board of Directors for Metro Teen AIDS in Washington, DC, and Capital Caring (Hospice) in Falls Church, Virginia. He currently serves on the Beebe Medical Foundation Board in Lewes, Delaware.

Education

Ph.D., Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University
M.A. , Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University

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