Press FAQ

Press FAQ

I am doing a story on obesity and need to interview an expert. Can you put me in touch with someone?

The Obesity Society is fortunate to count the leading experts in the field among its membership. We will do our best to locate someone who can answer your questions.

Why should I cite The Obesity Society?

The Obesity Society is in its third decade leading scientific thought on obesity. Our members comprise the leaders in their respective fields, informing public policy, providing quality care and breaking new ground in research. Our journal, Obesity is the world's highest ranked peer-reviewed journal on obesity. Our organization has collaborated with such agencies as: NIH, NIDDK, NHLBI, the CDC and the FDA to better serve the public. Citing The Obesity Society lets the public know that you have gone to the pre-eminent scientific resource to inform your story.

I am looking for statistics on obesity. Where can I find them?

As statistics become available, we will post them to the statistics section of our website. If the statistics you are searching for are not there, we will do our best to direct you to the proper sources. A helpful tip is to take advantage of the search function on the Obesity website. Should you encounter scientifically sound statistics that you would like to bring to our attention as a resource, please contact us.

I am researching a special topic on obesity. Where do I find information?

We recommend that you take advantage of our scientific journal, Obesity, the leading peer-reviewed journal on the subject of obesity and the second-leading peer-reviewed journal in nutrition and dietetics. The journal periodically addresses special topics in supplements as well.