Our Mission

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.

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Annual Meeting


Hotel Reservations Now Available - Reservation deadline: April 28, 2015
Now Accepting Submissions for the SPR 2015 Annual Meeting Brown Bag Special Interest Groups - Submission deadline: February 13, 2015

Now Accepting Applications for SPR 2015 Meeting Exhibits - Application deadline: April 28, 2015

Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference–the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 23rd Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC, May 26-29, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is “Integrating Prevention Science and Public Policy.”

The Society for Prevention Research envisions a wellness-oriented society in which evidenced-based programs and policies are continuously applied to improve the health and well being of its citizens, fostering positive human development and citizens who lead productive lives, in caring relationships with others.

What’s Happening Now

Hotel Reservations Now Available - Reservation deadline: April 28, 2015

SPR and ECPN 2015 Call for Award Nominations Now Available - Nomination deadline: March 13, 2015

SPR/ECPN John B. Reid Early Career Award Call for Nominations Now Available - Nomination deadline: March 13, 2015

Now Accepting Nominations for the SPR 2015 Fellows - Nomination deadline: March 13, 2015

Now Accepting Submissions for the SPR 2015 Annual Meeting Brown Bag Special Interest Groups - Submission deadline: February 13, 2015

Now Accepting Applications for SPR 2015 Meeting Exhibits - Application deadline: April 28, 2015

NOW AVAILABLE: ECPN Connections Winter 2015 Newsletter

Resources

NOW AVAILABLE: Resources for Education and Training in the Field of Type 2 Translation Research

JOB POSTINGS - view listing of job openings/opportunities in prevention research.

Degree Programs or Certificates in Prevention Science and Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Training/Education in Prevention Science

Archives

SPR Newsletter Past Issues

ECPN Newsletter Past Issues

DNC Outreach Past Issues

SPR International Task Force

SPR International Task Force, 2014 SPR Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, "A Follow-up, August 5, 2014" and ITF Presentations

View list of SPR ITF events at the 2014 SPR Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

Advocacy

Advancing Type 2 Translation Research article by SPR Task Force now available at Prevention Science ONLINE FIRST

Type 2 Translational Reseach: Position Statement

Type 2 Translational Research: Overview and Definitions

SPR Monograph: Community Monitoring Systems

Standards of Evidence published in Prevention Science

SPR Standards of Knowledge for the Science of Prevention

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