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You can find interesting and informative news articles about obesity here.
You can review issues of Obesity, our scientific journal, here. Obesity is the world’s leading peer-reviewed journal on the subject of obesity. It is also the second-leading peer-reviewed journal in nutrition and dietetics.
To get copies of journal articles, please call our main number, 301-563-6526, and ask for the Editorial Coordinator.
You can access issues of Obesity, our scientific journal, here.
Once you are sure you haven’t received the latest issue, you can contact customer service at our journal publisher: email@example.com.
Your full access to The Obesity Society and its services starts immediately after you sign up.
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.
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 postdoctoral status. Contact Regina Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Yes. The principle investigator and mentor must be TOS members; co-investigators do not have to be members. Contact Regina Williams at email@example.com for more information.
Candidates should be in the mid-career stage at the late assistant to early associate professor level, or at an equivalent non-academic rank. They must have an established record of publication and independent, peer-reviewed research grant funding (not exceeding $500,000 per year) at the time of application. Candidates should not be beyond 15 years of award of their highest degree. Contact Regina Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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.
The Obesity Society does not provide medical referrals. However, you can contact any accredited medical school in your area and ask about nearby obesity treatment centers.