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Society for Epidemiologic Research

  • In: Encyclopedia of Epidemiology
  • Edited by: Sarah Boslaugh
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Research Methods , Epidemiology & Biostatistics

The mission of the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER), established in 1968, is to create a forum for sharing the most up-to-date information in epidemiologic research and to keep epidemiologists at the vanguard of scientific developments. SER is a membership organization governed by a fourmember executive committee (president, presidentelect, past president, and secretary-treasurer) and a five-member board including one student representative; the executive committee and the board members are elected by the SER membership. SER holds an annual scientific meeting and is one of the sponsors, along with the American College of Epidemiology and the Epidemiology Section of the American Public Health Association, of the North American Congress of Epidemiology, which is held every 5 years (most recently in 2006). In addition, SER sponsors ...

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