Congratulations to Dr. Rachel Batterham who has been awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire award) in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours list. As Professor of Obesity, Diabetes and Endocrinology at University College London, Dr Batterham leads on obesity services at University College London Hospital.
EASO president Professor Jason Halford said “The EASO community joins me in congratulating Rachel on this prestigious award; she has worked tirelessly to advocate for appropriate, evidence-based treatment and access to care for people living with obesity in the UK, both in clinical settings and as a policy leader.”
We invite you to watch this excellent video Professor Batterham developed in conjunction with the Royal College of Physicians which features important conversation with people living with obesity, highlighting the challenges of obesity in the UK.
Read our recent interview with Dr Batterham on the development of the documentary: https://easo.org/the-challenges-of-obesity-in-the-uk-new-rcp-video/