Helpful Links
OAC Chairman’s Council

The Chairman’s Council is the highest and most prestigious membership level of the OAC. OAC Chairman’s Council members are a great support to the OAC and we encourage you to visit their Web sites to learn more. If you are interested in adding your name to the links below and learning more about becoming an OAC Chairman’s Council member, please click here.

Platinum Members
Allergan, Inc.
ASMBS Foundation
Covidien
Eisai, Inc.
Vivus Inc. 

Gold Members
American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric Advantage

Potomac Currents

Silver Members
American Society of Bariatric Physicians
Arena Pharmaceuticals
New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery
Novo Nordisk
Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. 
Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.

Bronze Members
Celebrate Vitamins
Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians
The Wellborn Clinic

Patron Members
Alaska Bariatric Center
Barton Behavioral Health Solutions
Billings Clinic
Centennial Center for the Treatment of Obesity

Center for Medical Weight Loss at Complete Family Medicine
Chattanooga Bariatrics 
ConscienHealth
Pam Davis, RN, CBN, CCM
EnteroMedics Inc.
Ephrata Community Hospital Weight Loss Clinic
Jim Fivecoat
Fortris Coroporation
Geisinger Health Care System
Guthrie Healthcare – Guthrie Weight Loss Center
IU Health Bariatric and Medical Weight Loss
LINDSTROM OBESITY ADVOCACY  
Marquette General Weight Loss Center
Tracy Martinez, RN
Mercy Bariatric Center, Washington, MO
Murfreesboro Surgical Specialists
NYU Langone Weight Management Program
Provost Bariatrics
ReShape Medical
Lloyd Stegemann, MD
Christopher Still, DO
Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center
Southern Surgical Hospital

St. Vincent Bariatric Center of Excellence
Surgical Weight Loss Solutions at Tempe St. Luke’s
The Obesity Society
Woman’s Hospital  

Obesity Organizations/Support Groups

American College of Surgeons
www.facs.org

The Obesity Society
www.obesity.org

American Society of Bariatric Physicians
www.asbp.org

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
www.asmbs.org

ASMBS Foundation
www.asmbsfoundation.org

Bariatric Support Centers International
www.bariatricsupportcenter.com

Binge Eating Disorder Association
www.bedaonline.com

Children’s International Obesity Foundation
www.ciofoundation.org

The Downey Obesity Report
www.downeyobesityreport.com

Eating Disorder Hope
eatingdisorderhope.com/index.html

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
www.foodaddicts.org

Gastric Bypass Recovery Support – Renewed Reflections
www.renewedreflections.com

LapBandTalk
www.lapbandtalk.com

LINDSTROM OBESITY ADVOCACY
wlsappeals.com

National Association of Bariatric Nurses
www.bariatricnurses.org

The North American Association for the Study of Obesity
www.obesityresearch.org

National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Engineers
www.nobcche.org

Obesity Help
www.obesityhelp.com

Overeaters Anonymous
www.oa.org

Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
www.yaleruddcenter.org/home.aspx

STOP Obesity Alliance
www.stopobesityalliance.org

Weight Loss Surgery Blog
weightlosssurgeryblog.net

Weight Loss Surgery Center
www.wlscenter.com

The Weight Loss Surgery Connection
www.connectionwls.com

“Weigh Your Options”
www.weighyouroptions.com/index.htm
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World Congress on Obesity
www.worldcongress.com

Obesity-related Companies

Chef Dave – The World’s First Bariatric Chef
www.chefdave.org

WeightLossSurgeryInfo
www.weightlosssurgeryinfo.com/dtcf/

Healthy Dining Finder
www.healthydiningfinder.com

Obesity-related Conditions

American Association of Diabetes Educators
www.diabeteseducator.org

American Association for Respiratory Care
www.aarc.org

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org

American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org

American Heart Association
www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association
www.lungusa.org

American Sleep Apnea Association
www.sleepapnea.org

Cardiometabolic Health Congress
www.cardiometabolichealth.org

Diabetes Action Foundation
www.diabetesaction.org

dLife (Diabetes Information)
www.dlife.com

Joslin Diabetes Center
www.joslin.org

MEDLINEplus Respiratory Diseases
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/respiratorydiseases.html

National Diabetes Goal
www.nationaldiabetesgoal.com

Government/Health Organizations

BodyWorks
www.womenshealth.gov

CATCH
www.catchinfo.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
www.cms.gov

Food and Drug Administration
www.fda.gov

Healthfinder®
www.healthfinder.gov

Joslin’s Cardiometabolic Congress
www.joslin.org

Mayo Clinic
www.mayoclinic.com

Medicare
www.medicare.gov

MEDLINEplus®
www.medlineplus.gov

National Cancer Institute
www.nci.nih.gov

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
www.nhlbi.nih.gov

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
www.niddk.nih.gov

National Institute of Health
www.nih.gov

National Institute of Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
www.hhs.gov

Social Security Administration
www.ssa.gov

State Obesity and/or Health and Nutrition Programs
www.obesityaction.org

State Insurance Regulators
www.obesityaction.org

Surgeon General
www.surgeongeneral.gov

World Congress
www.worldcongress.com

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