George Speri Sperti
George Speri Sperti
1900 - 1991
Sperti products were named after Dr. George Speri
Sperti. Dr. Sperti graduated in 1923 with a degree in
electrical engineering from the University of
Cincinnati (UC), Ohio. He remained at UC as a
research assistant where he led a research team in
discovering the ultraviolet wavelengths that made
vitamin D. He obtained numerous patents in
selective radiation used to create vitamins, kill
bacteria, preserve foods such as orange juice and
he invented the Sperti sunlamp and the Aspercreme
for pain relief.