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Westat, Inc.

1600 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850, USA

Category: Clinical Trials Services (CRO); R&D Services

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Westat, Inc. is a provider of research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments.

Westat performs research studies in a wide range of programs and subject areas: health, social services, housing, energy, education, transportation, the environment, human services, military human resources, and the burgeoning science and technology sector. It is also specialized in designing and administering customer satisfaction surveys and providing consulting services and marketing research to meet client requirements. The company has the technical expertise in survey and analytical methods, computer systems technology, biomedical science, and clinical trials to sustain a leadership position in all research endeavors.

Westat has conducted studies on a diverse range of topics: health conditions and expenditures; academic achievement and literacy; medical treatments and outcomes; exposure assessments; program participation; employment and earnings; and respondent knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. It combines the relevant program area expertise with the capabilities to perform major survey research projects: study design and analysis, methodology, survey data collection, information technology, and web evaluation and design. The company supports two software packages, including: WesVar® and The Blaise® Family of Software.

Westat's Clinical Trial Services include: Trial design and protocol development, Clinical trials management, Regulatory and safety management, Site management and monitoring, Data management, Training and infrastructure support, WesTrax® (interactive voice response [IVR] and interactive web response [IWR] system), Biostatistical design and analysis, Support for late-phase studies, etc.