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The Obesity Society Calls Billboard Campaign Offensive and Off-Target
Date:8/21/2009

ast decade, and is now on par with rates of racial discrimination. As the leading scientific organization on obesity, The Obesity Society is committed to increasing public awareness about weight bias and its negative consequences for those affected.

The Obesity Society (www.obesity.org) is the leading scientific organization dedicated to the study of obesity. The Obesity Society has been committed to encouraging research on the causes and treatment of obesity and is keeping the medical community and public informed of new advances. The Obesity Society's vision is to be the leader in understanding, preventing and treating obesity and in improving the lives of those affected. The Obesity Society's membership comprises more than 2000 basic and clinical researchers, who have published extensively, and care providers in obesity treatment and prevention.


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