Society for Prevention Research (SPR)

The Society for Prevention Research is an organization dedicated to advancing scientific investigation on the etiology and prevention of social, physical and mental health, and academic problems and on the translation of that information to promote health and well-being.

The multi-disciplinary membership of SPR is international and includes scientists, practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policy makers who value the conduct and dissemination of prevention science worldwide.

REMINDER: Call for Team Applications, SPR Seventeenth Annual Sloboda and Bukoski SPR Cup

Significant advances in prevention science are often due to a team of individuals working closely together across many years. In recognition of the importance of the collaborative process to the field, the Society for Prevention Research will sponsor a friendly competition amongst teams of early career researchers for the honor of bringing home the Sloboda and Bukoski SPR Cup. The Cup is named for two of the founders and long-time active members of SPR, Dr

Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Meeting

Seattle,

Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference–the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 30thAnnual Meeting that will be held in-person May 31 – June 3, 2022. This year’s theme is “Realizing the Power of Prevention Through Equitable Dissemination & Implementation Science.”

The SPR 2022 Annual Meeting will be held in person at the Hyatt Regency Seattle, Seattle, WA.

Journal of Prevention Science Early Career Reviewer Program: Request for Applications

The Prevention Science Early Career Reviewer Program is an effort that aims to both mentor early-career researchers in prevention science and increases the pool of possible reviewers. We invite emerging prevention scientists to apply to serve a two-year term as mentored reviewers for the journal Prevention Science. Candidates apply for the position, and as part of that application process, they identify and secure a commitment from a prevention science mentor to supervise their appointment to

SPR Advocacy Committee Town Hall Event

Online,

The field of prevention science is dedicated to translating research into effective programs, practices, and policies – but for many prevention scientists, the world of policymaking and prevention advocacy is unknown territory.

Call for Team Applications, SPR Sixteenth Annual Sloboda and Bukoski SPR Cup

Significant advances in prevention science are often due to a team of individuals working closely together across many years. In recognition of the importance of the collaborative process to the field, the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) will sponsor a friendly competition amongst teams of early career researchers for the honor of bringing home the Sloboda and Bukoski SPR Cup for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Cup is named for two of the founders and

SPR 2021 Annual Meeting

Washington DC,

Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference–the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 29thAnnual Meeting that will be held June 1-4, 2021. This year’s theme is “Addressing Racism and Disparities when Considering Biology and Context.”

Journal of Prevention Science Early Career Reviewer Program: Request for Applications

Overview: The Prevention Science Early Career Reviewer Program is an effort which aims to both mentor early-career researchers in prevention science and increase the pool of possible reviewers. We invite emerging prevention scientists to apply to serve a two-year term as mentored reviewers for the journal Prevention Science. Candidates apply for the position, and as part of that application process, they identify and secure a commitment from a prevention science mentor to supervise their appointment