An Introduction to the Sloboda and Bukoski Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Cup

An Introduction to the Sloboda and Bukoski Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Cup Prev Sci (2008) 9:1–3 DOI 10.1007/s11121-008-0086-9 An Introduction to the Sloboda and Bukoski Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Cup J. Mark Eddy & Charles R. Martinez Jr. Published online: 26 February 2008 Society for Prevention Research 2008 The paper by Little, Weaver, King, Liu, and Chassin (2008) support and conduct of prevention research, including in this volume of Prevention Science was co-authored by Bukoski. During the spring of 1991, Sloboda and Bukoski members of the winning team of the inaugural competition organized a meeting in Pittsburgh of NIDA-sponsored of the Sloboda and Bukoski Society for Prevention prevention research center directors and staff from around Research (SPR) Cup. The Cup was named in honor of the United States. The 19 attendees discussed Sloboda’s two of the founders of the Society, epidemiologist Zili idea and decided to pursue the incorporation of a new Sloboda and psychologist William Bukoski. The “friendly professional society, SPR, dedicated to furthering a scien- competition” for the Cup was established to highlight and tifically rigorous, multidisciplinary vision for prevention celebrate the work of prevention scientists who are early in science. their careers. During its early years, with ongoing financial support During the competition, which begins 6 weeks Prevention Science Springer Journals

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