The European Association for the Study of Obesity
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.
Philip R. Schauer, MD, is Chief of Minimally Invasive General Surgery and Director of the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic …