Epidemiology at Cornell: Societies and Competitions

Epidemiology Societies

1.  Society for Epidemiologic Research


The Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) was established in 1968 as a forum for sharing the latest in epidemiologic research. The SER is committed to keeping epidemiologists at the vanguard of scientific developments. To this end, the Society sponsors the American Journal of Epidemiologyand Epidemiologic Reviews, as well as the annual SER meeting which includes the John C. Cassel Memorial Lecture and contributed papers, symposia, and posters on a wide range of epidemiologic issues.

2.   American College of Epidemiology


Over the past three decades, epidemiology, has matured into a field of its own, as both an academic discipline and a field of practice in a large variety of health agencies, hospitals, and research institutions. The past twenty years have been marked by a significant increase in the number of individuals who have chosen epidemiology as a career or who have entered epidemiology from such disciplines as medicine, statistics, sociology, genetics, and biology.

The American College of Epidemiology was incorporated in 1979 to develop criteria for professional recognition of epidemiologists and to address their professional concerns. The College has benefited from the leadership of the leading epidemiologists in the world.

3.  World Congress of Epidemiology


From the organizers:

"I am happy to announce that Scotland will be your host for the world's international epidemiology and public health 'party', in 2011. It is my privilege to invite you to join us. Please come to the International Epidemiological Association's showcase triennial event.

The Congress theme is reflected in the title: "Changing populations, changing diseases: Epidemiology for Tomorrow's World." Within this future-orientated theme we will discuss the full span of research across the many disciplines contributing to our science and practice."

4.   International Society of Environmental Epidemiology


The International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) provides a forum for the discussion of problems unique to the study of health and the environment. With membership open to environmental epidemiologists and other scientists worldwide, ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussions, critical reviews, collaborations and education on issues of environmental exposures and their human health effects. These include annual meetings, newsletters, workshops and liaisons with academic, governmental, inter-governmental, non-profit and business institutions.

5.   American Society for Nutrition, Nutritional Epidemiology Research Interest Section (RIS)