Brad Edwards

Brad Edwards is a Westat vice president with more than 30 years of experience designing and managing large, complex surveys.  He is Westat’s project director for the Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys household component.  Research interests include multicultural issues, panel survey design, mobile devices, performance dashboards, and data collector training and management. He co-chaired the 2015 conference Total Survey Error:  Improving Quality in an Era of Big Data, and co-edited Total Survey Error in Practice (2017). He was also a co-editor of Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts (2010) and Hard-to-Survey Populations (2015), and has authored or co-authored many book chapters, journal articles, short courses, and presentations at AAPOR, ESRA, and other conferences.