The European Association for the Study of Obesity

What does EASO do?

What does EASO do?

Mission: To reduce the burden of unhealthy weight

About: Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 32 European countries. It is the voice of the European obesity community, representing scientists, health care practitioners, physicians, public health experts and patients. EASO is in official relations with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe and is a founding member of the EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.

EASO promotes action through collaboration in advocacy, communication, education and research. Our National Association members and the individual members thereof enjoy extensive EASO member benefits.

Further information on the history and goals of EASO and on each Member Association is available via the top navigation bar.

EASO Speaker Spotlight Interview- Grace O’Malley

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Dr. Grace O’Malley chairs the ASOI and works as a research-clinician in the area of childhood obesity. She is a …

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European Obesity Day announces parliamentary initiative

Members of the European Parliament are leading a major new initiative to tackle Europe’s rising obesity epidemic, which currently costs …

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EASO Patient Council Member of the Month Joyce Verhoeven

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Please tell us who you are: “My name is Joyce Verhoeven. I am an HR / PR & Communication manager …

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A Conversation with Dr Volkan Yumuk

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Professor Volkan Demirhan Yumuk graduated from Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara and served as a general practitioner in a …

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EASO Joint Statement on NAFLD Published

The Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) propose recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) patients …

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Patient Council News: April 2016

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April has been a busy month for the EASO Patient Council. Our colleague Sólveig Sigurðardóttir has been awarded a significant community …

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New Investigators United: Spotlight on Catherine Gibbons

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Catherine Gibbons is an exercise physiologist, and is particularly interested in exercise, physical activity and sedentary behaviour in the control …

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2016 EASO Congress: Late Breaking Abstracts

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In 2016 the congresses of EASO (ECO2016) and the IFSO European Chapter (2016 IFSO-EC Annual Congress) will merge to create …

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