EASO represents the European obesity community

The leading voice of obesity science, medicine and community in Europe, we represent scientists, obesity specialists, physicians, health care practitioners, and public health practitioners.

Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 36 countries.

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EASO Announces Professor Volkan Yumuk as New President

On behalf of the European Association for the Study of Obesity Trustees and General Council, we are pleased to announce that Professor Volkan Yumuk, a clinical endocrinologist from Istanbul Turkey, has taken up the role of President.

Dr. Jennifer L. Baker, the former co-chair for the EASO Childhood Obesity Working Group, becomes president-elect.

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First Person Language Guide: Addressing Weight Bias

EASO promotes person-first language and non-stigmatising images in all obesity-related written and verbal communications.

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