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A number of frequently asked questions are answered below.
Interesting and informative news articles about obesity can be found here.
You can access issues of Obesity, our scientific journal. Obesity is the world’s leading, peer-reviewed journal on the subject of obesity.
You can access issues of Obesity, our scientific journal.
You can contact customer service at Wiley, our journal publisher. Send an email with your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com for more information.
Yes. The principle investigator and mentor must be TOS members; co-investigators do not. Contact 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 medical school in your area and ask about nearby obesity treatment centers.