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.

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

Patient Council Spotlight: Focus on Susie Birney of Ireland

Susie Birney

Hi, my name is Susie Birney. I’m 41 years old living in Dublin City. After working unhappily as an accounts …

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Patient Council Spotlight: Focus on Fryd Thrue of Denmark

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My name is Fryd Thrue and I live in Hillerød in Denmark – a city 30 minutes’ drive north of …

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People-First Language

People First

Bias against people with obesity is well documented and has a major impact on health care delivery. People-first language can …

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EASO Newsletter November 2016

Porto

The 24th European Congress on Obesity (ECO2017) will take place in the beautiful city of Porto from 17 to 20 …

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EASO New Investigators United Award Winner: Spotlight on Sini Heinonen

Sini Heinonen

Hello Sini. It’s great to have the opportunity to interview you.  Please tell us a bit about yourself. I grew up in …

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Five Questions with Jason Halford

Jason Halford

Professor Halford, thanks for speaking with us.  Your research in appetite and behavior is well known and highly regarded, and …

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Patient Council Spotlight: Sven Schubert

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Hello Sven, please introduce yourself to EASO Hi, my name is Sven Schubert. I am a 37 year old German …

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EASO is Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary

We are delighted to announce the 30th anniversary of the founding of EASO this year. Looking back on EASO’s history …

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