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Pediatric and perinatal epidemiologic research Studying factors that influence maternal health and the health and development of children.


Join SPER for impactful child health advocacy, collaborative research, and a shared commitment to shaping a healthier future for children worldwide.

Annual Meeting

SPER’s 37th Annual Meeting is scheduled 

June 17-18, 2024 in
Austin, TX.

Get Involved

Get involved with SPER to contribute to advancing child health through collaborative epidemiological research.

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This is: Community.

Where we, a community of dedicated professionals, come together to advance the understanding of children’s and perinatal health. As a member of SPER, you join a dynamic network of epidemiologists, researchers, clinicians, and experts committed to unraveling the intricate factors influencing the well-being of children and mothers during pregnancy and the perinatal period. Your membership offers exclusive access to cutting-edge research, opportunities for collaboration, and participation in conferences, workshops, and events that foster knowledge exchange. Stay at the forefront of pediatric and perinatal epidemiology, contribute to impactful research, and connect with like-minded individuals who share a passion for improving the health outcomes of our youngest and most vulnerable populations. Join SPER today and be part of a collective effort to shape the future of child and maternal health research.

Take the first step towards impactful collaboration—become a member and make a difference in pediatric and perinatal epidemiology!

Get Involved

At SPER, our core belief centers around the profound potential for positive transformation in pediatric and perinatal health. We invite you to actively engage with us in shaping the future landscape of research, where your insights and contributions become integral elements in our collective pursuit of making a significant difference. By joining our community, you open the door to meaningful collaborations with experts dedicated to advancing the well-being of children and mothers during the critical perinatal period.

Together, let’s embark on this journey of impactful change, leveraging the strength of our collaborative efforts to enhance the health outcomes of our youngest and most vulnerable populations. Your commitment is not just welcomed; it is celebrated.

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SPER’s meetings offer a dynamic platform for professionals in pediatric and perinatal epidemiology to connect and collaborate. Our annual in-person gatherings provide a valuable opportunity for face-to-face interaction, fostering meaningful connections and in-depth discussions. Additionally, our semi-annual virtual meetings ensure continuous engagement, allowing members to participate conveniently from anywhere in the world. Even if you can’t make it to a live session, SPER provides exclusive access to recordings from past meetings, ensuring that members can stay informed and benefit from the wealth of knowledge shared within our community. Whether in person or virtually, SPER meetings are designed to keep our members at the forefront of groundbreaking research and foster a vibrant exchange of ideas.


Members have access to a library of past presentations.

Annual Meeting

SPER’s 37th Annual Meeting is scheduled to be held June 17-18, 2024 in Austin, TX.

Virtual Meeting

Our next Virtual Meeting will be held
April 16, 2024.


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