The Policy & Advocacy Committee is charged to assist the Council in developing and promoting statements of policy that further the goals and interests of The Obesity Society and in supporting advocacy for those statements. In addition, this committee is responsible for coordinating and overseeing TOS’s Advocacy Network.

W. Scott Butsch, MD, FTOS – Chair

Lori Zeltser, PhD – Co-Chair

Richard L. Atkinson, MD, FTOS – Honorary Member

Chris Gallagher – Advocacy Consultant

Deanna Hoelscher, PhD

Ted Kyle, RPh – Advocacy Advisor

Sherry Pagoto, PhD

Ximena Ramos-Salas, PhD

Anthony G. Comuzzie, PhD, FTOS – CEO, Ex-officio

Shameeka Green, Sr. Manager, Membership & Sections – Staff Liaison

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