What the OAC Community Means to Me: Jason’s Journey
in OAC Blog on May 15, 2024

Meet Jason, a long-time member of the OAC Community and now a Board member who has discovered a transformative path to personal and professional growth. When Jason first joined the OAC Community, he was seeking a supportive environment to connect with like-minded individuals. Little did he know, he was about to embark on a journey
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OAC Community Perspectives: Making the Case for Change by Ava Zebrick
in OAC Blog on April 8, 2024

Meet Ava Zebrick, a powerhouse within the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) whose intelligence, education and determination are the driving forces behind her advocacy work. Behind her calm exterior is a sharp mind and a relentless advocate who is dedicated to changing how society understands and treats obesity. Like many of us, Ava’s experiences with obesity
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Alecia’s Journey: Fighting Obesity and Finding My Voice
in OAC Blog on March 18, 2024

Meet Alecia Smith, a remarkable new member of the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) who is taking the bull by the horns as an advocate for others navigating the challenges of obesity. Alecia’s path to supporting the OAC began with a simple scroll on social media when she saw a post of ours on Facebook and
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Empathy in Practice: A Physician’s Journey Into Obesity Medicine
in Education, OAC Blog on December 18, 2023

Meet Dr. Leslie Golden, a dedicated obesity medicine physician whose personal struggles with obesity fueled her mission to provide compassionate and holistic care. With over five years in the field, Dr. Golden’s professional journey in obesity medicine began with a desire to understand and address the root causes of her patients’ weight-related challenges. Today, she
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Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Reaffirms its Commitment to Changing the World for People Living with Obesity through the Launch of the New OAC Community
in 2018 News Releases, News Releases, OAC Newsroom on June 13, 2018

Tampa, Fla. –  As the leading National nonprofit patient organization in obesity, people have always been the OAC’s foundation for how we impact change. The OAC is proud to reaffirm its commitment to seeing a better world for people living with obesity through the launch of our new Community – an enriched member experience designed
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