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American Obesity Association (AOA)

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The American Obesity Association is the only organization on obesity that pursues the goal of preventing and treating obesity and related conditions through affecting policy decisions and educating the public. The latter includes the dissemination of information, such as the fact ...

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