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Naaso The Obesity Society (TOS)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

TOS is a medical discipline organization based in Silver Spring, MD that was founded in 1982. As of 2018 they had $2.0 million in revenue and $5.4 million in assets.

Through research, education and advocacy, to better understand, prevent, and treat obesity and improve the lives of those affected.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Obesity Society.

(301) 563-6526
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Program areas at TOS

Obesity journal: Obesity journal is a monthly publication of peer-reviewed studies and exploration of scientific developments in all areas of research, including clinical investigations, Obesity biology and intergraded physiology, pediatric Obesity, epidemiology and genetics.

Annual meeting: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 and only a distribution of net profit comes to tos.

Awards & grants:awards recognize specific research achievements as well as other major contributions to the basic science, treatment and prevention of Obesity. Awards also highlight the careers of Obesity researchers. Grants assist and support obesity-related research, especially when funding may be difficult to achieve. As part of our commitment to mentoring and supporting our younger members, tos continues to provide grants to early career investigators, in both the basic and clinical sciences, to foster and stimulate new research ideas in all areas of investigation which will further our understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention and treatment of Obesity.

Form 990s for TOS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-03Sep 18, 2019990View PDF
2017-03May 14, 2019990View PDF
2016-03Jul 24, 2017990View PDF
2015-03Mar 26, 2016990View PDF
2014-03Mar 10, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for TOS

Total grants, contributions, etc.$205,071
Program services$1,421,016
Investment income and dividends$98,218
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$354,890
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,265
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$10,000
Total revenues$2,090,460

Vendors for TOS

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-18
████████████Association management software; CRM software; Content management system software; Marketing software2020-06-18
██████████████████ ███Tax accounting2019-05-02
████ █████ ███ ████ ███Journal Printing$102,1962017-03-01

Personnel at TOS

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Laura ObtainedChief Financial Officer-June 11, 2020
Catherine KotzTos Vice President-Aug. 7, 2019
███ ████ ███████Founding Executive Director$0Aug. 7, 2019
██████ ██ ██████████Tos President$0June 13, 2019
█████ ██████ █████Director of Finance and Administration-Jan. 31, 2018
███████ ███████Director of Communications , Marketing and Membership-Jan. 31, 2018
█████ █████Senior Director of Education and Meetings-Jan. 31, 2018
█████ ██████Communications Manager-June 11, 2020
███████ ██████Manager of Marketing , Membership and Partnerships-Jan. 31, 2018
████████ █████Senior Manager, Membership and Sections-June 11, 2020
...and 11 more key personnel

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