Fellow Membership

Fellowship is one of the highest honors The Obesity Society bestows.  This prestigious mark of distinction highlights your contributions to the field of obesity research, treatment and prevention.  As a fellow, you have earned the right to include FTOS among your credentials to let your colleagues know that you are an esteemed member of the leading scientific society dedicated to the study of obesity.  Fellow of The Obesity Society.

Fellows can hold office and vote for officers and constitutional changes. Fellows may be North American or International residents, must be a member of the society in good standing and meet one of the following criteria: 

  • Conducted original research in areas relating to obesity, resulting in senior authorship of 5 or more scientific papers in English language, peer-reviewed journals. Please provide Curriculum Vitae (in English), maximum 3 pages.
  • Conducted independent original research without the opportunity to publish (e.g., industrial scientist). Please provide Curriculum Vitae (in English), maximum 3 pages. In addition, please attach letters of support from 2 Fellows of The Obesity Society.
  • Demonstrated superior contributions to the obesity field through teaching, administraction, or clinical services, including TOS committee participation. Please provide Curriculum Vitae (in English), maximum 3 pages. In addition, please attach letters of support from two Fellows of The Obesity Society.

Your membership will be held temporarily as "Regular" until The Obesity Society has received and reviewed your support information. If approved for Fellow status, you will receive a letter of confirmation and your membership will be changed to Fellow.

If you are interested in becoming a senior Fellow of The Obesity Society, please apply online here.


Hear from TOS Fellows

TOS is pleased to share Q&A interviews with its Fellows! This is the perfect opportunity to get to know leaders in the obesity field a little better, and learn a bit more about their personal lives outside of work.

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