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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Professor Volkan Yumuk and Dr. Jennifer L. Baker, both wearing conference badges, smiling and standing together in a room with a pale wall.

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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Banner for the 31st European Congress on Obesity held in Venice, Italy from May 12-15, 2024. It highlights event details, including the EASO logo and images of Venice. Website: eco2024.org.

The 31s annual European Congress on Obesity was a great success.

Thanks to our fabulous congress organisers, the EASO executive team, all our speakers and chairs, teaching workshop hosts, delegates, sponsors, colleagues and friends for making ECO2024 the best ECO yet.

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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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