EIN 54-1438429

NAASO The Obesity Society

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Through research, education and advocacy, to better understand, prevent, and treat Obesity and improve the lives of those affected. Through tos's unique position, lead the charge in advancing the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences...
Also known as...
Obesity Society
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Program areas at NAASO The Obesity Society

Obesity Journal: Obesity Journal is a monthly publication of peer-reviewed integrated studies and exploration of scientific developments in all areas of obesity-related research, including clinical investigations, obesity biology, integrated physiology, pediatric obesity, epidemiology and genetics.
ObesityWeek:Annual Scientific Meeting: Our annual scientific meeting was held this year in November, in conjunction with American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery's Annual Meeting, this was all performed through the Partnership - Obesity Week, LLC with only a portion of the net profits returning to TOS.
Obesity Medicine Fellowship CouncilThe Obesity Medicine Fellowship Council (OMFC) was created to support fellowship programs, fellows, and the field of Obesity Medicine. The OMFC is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date information regarding Obesity Medicine fellowship training, as well as other resources for those interested in learning more about careers in Obesity Medicine.

Grants made by NAASO The Obesity Society

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
University of PittsburghWw/karen Miller Kovach Research Grant$50,000
Vanderbilt University Medical CenterEarly Career Research Grant$25,000
Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation (PBRF)Research - Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Challege Grant$5,000

Who funds NAASO The Obesity Society

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Susan G KomenResearch$16,000

Personnel at NAASO The Obesity Society

Laura Tester MeyerChief Operating Officer$148,772
Laura ObtainedChief Financial Officer
Dan BessesenTos Vice President
Dr. Leah WhighamFounding Executive Director$0
Kristin CollinsDirector of Communications
...and 16 more key personnel

Financials for NAASO The Obesity Society

RevenuesFYE 03/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$211,162
Program services$2,128,382
Investment income and dividends$109,646
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$350,827
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-25
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$27,988
Total revenues$2,827,980

Form 990s for NAASO The Obesity Society

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-032021-04-12990View PDF
2019-032021-03-10990View PDF
2018-032019-09-18990View PDF
2017-032019-05-14990View PDF
2016-032017-07-24990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 31, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
August 18, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 18, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
June 21, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 7 new vendors, including , , , , , , and
June 17, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $16,000 from Susan G Komen
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Grantmaking organizationsDisease research fundraisersProfessional associationsDisease-focused nonprofitsMedia and communications organizationsCharities
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General information
1110 Bonifant St No 500
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Montgomery County, MD
Website URL
(301) 563-6526
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Twitter profile
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
G90: Medical Disciplines
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
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