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The Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER) is an organization of individuals from a wide variety of disciplines who share a common interest: the epidemiology of pregnancy, infancy and childhood. The objective of the Society is to foster pediatric and perinatal epidemiologic research.

2023 Memberships are now available! Click here.

SPER is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Financial barriers to the membership dues should not stand in the way of individuals joining our society as members. If you would like to request a waiver for SPER membership due to financial hardship, please write to Sue Bevan, Administrative Director of SPER (, with your request. Thank you.