ASO membership is open to anyone working or studying in the field of obesity.

Membership Benefits include

  • Reduced delegate fees at ASO, WOF and EASO conferences and training events
  • Free attendance at most ASO Network events
  • Much more

Patient Information

ASO does not provide information for the public directly, though works closely with patient facing groups Obesity UK and Obesity Empowerment Network.

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Message from the ASO Chair

October 2020

It’s fair to say that my first year in post as Chair of the Board of Trustees for ASO has not been anything like I had anticipated. As with many others, we experienced an unprecedented impact of COVID-19 that no one could have forecasted last September. I’ve attempted to summarise how this has impacted on ASO and its wider community below. Despite its inevitable impact, ASO has continued to develop new initiatives which we believe are of benefit to both the association and its members. However, firstly, it is important to recognise that COVID-19 has had a substantial impact on people living with obesity. As an association, we are committed to supporting patient led organisations and the people who they represent. COVID-19 has re-ignited our relationship with our partners, particularly Obesity UK and the Obesity Empowerment Network and it is absolutely essential that this remains a clear focus for ASO.

Dr Maria Bryant

Chair, Association for…

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