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join us for the 18th Annual Meeting of the Society for
Prevention Research in Denver, CO. The annual meeting
will be held Tuesday, June 1 — Friday, June 4,
2010, at the Grand Hyatt Denver Downtown. Don't miss
this opportunity to meet and mingle with more than 700
researchers from around the country at the premier meeting
for prevention science!
18th Annual Meeting of the Society for Prevention Research
will be held from Tuesday, June 1 — Friday, June
4, 2010. All Annual Meeting sessions and events will
take place in the Grand Hyatt Denver Downtown. The hotel
is located on 1750 Welton St., Denver, CO 80202.
information on Denver, CO visit the Denver Convention
and Tourism website at http://www.denver.org/
Objectives and Program Overview
Society for Prevention Research is an international
organization focused upon the advancement of science-based
prevention programs and policies through empirical research.
The membership of the organization includes scientists,
practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policy
makers who are concerned with the prevention of social,
physical and mental health problems and the promotion
of health, safety, and well-being.
meeting seeks to present the latest in prevention science
from across international regions in the areas of epidemiology,
etiology, preventive intervention trials, demonstration
projects, policy research, natural experiments, program
evaluations, clinical trials, prevention-related basic
research, pre-intervention studies, efficacy and effectiveness
trials, population trials, and studies of the diffusion/dissemination
of science-based prevention.
Program Committee of the Society for Prevention Research
(SPR) invites submissions for presentations within all
content areas of public health, education, human services,
criminal justice, and medical science. Relevant focus
areas include, but are not limited to: health disparities,
health promotion and disease prevention, maternal health,
suicide, infant and child health, mental health/mental
disorders, family conflict, substance abuse and addiction
(alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs), violence, delinquency,
crime, academic failure, dropping-out of school, obesity,
cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes mellitus, HIV/AIDS
and other sexually transmitted disease, unintended pregnancy,
unemployment, occupation safety, auto crashes, unintended
injury, poverty, welfare, managed care, and policy-based
conference theme, "Cells to Society: Prevention
at All Levels ", is meant to be comprehensive.