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A number of frequently asked questions are answered below.

How can I access the latest news about obesity? 2018-12-12T15:24:05+00:00

Interesting and informative news articles about obesity can be found here.

How can I access the Obesity journal? 2018-12-12T15:25:00+00:00

You can access issues of Obesity, our scientific journal. Obesity is the world’s leading, peer-reviewed journal on the subject of obesity.

How can I get a copy of an article from the Obesity journal? 2018-12-12T15:25:57+00:00

You can call our main number, 301-563-6526, and ask for the Editorial Coordinator or send an email to editorial@obesity.org.

Where can I find information if I am researching obesity for academic reasons? 2018-12-12T15:27:18+00:00

You can access issues of Obesity, our scientific journal.

I didn’t receive this month’s issue of Obesity. Who should I contact? 2018-12-12T15:28:07+00:00

You can contact customer service at Wiley, our journal publisher. Send an email with your request to cs-journals@wiley.com.

What is the term of membership in The Obesity Society? 2018-12-12T16:14:08+00:00

The term of your membership is counted from the first of the month following the month that you join and continues for one full year. Learn more about membership and its benefits.

How can I apply for The Obesity Society’s Early Career Research Grants? 2018-12-12T16:16:39+00:00

You may apply if you are a TOS member and have received a PhD degree within the past five years; or have received an MD or DO degree within the past eight years. You must also currently hold a full-time, entry-level position (e.g., post-doctoral fellow, instructor, assistant professor) at an established academic/research institution. You will also need to submit a certification letter to confirm your post-doctoral status. Contact governance@obesity.org for more information.

When applying for an Early-Career Research Grant, does the principle investigator need to be a TOS member? 2018-12-12T15:32:08+00:00

Yes. The principle investigator and mentor must be TOS members; co-investigators do not. Contact governance@obesity.org for more information.

In order to submit an abstract, is it necessary to register for the Society’s annual meeting held at ObesityWeekSM? 2018-12-13T11:24:25+00:00

Abstracts can be submitted by both ObesityWeek attendees and non-attendees. If your abstract is accepted, we encourage you to register for the annual meeting and attend to present your research in person.

I need treatment for overweight or obesity; can you give me a medical referral? 2018-12-12T15:33:26+00:00

The Obesity Society does not provide medical referrals. However, you can contact any medical school in your area and ask about nearby obesity treatment centers.