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Dr. Parks Elected to Leadership at The Obesity Society

Elizabeth ParksDr. Elizabeth Parks, Professor in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, has been elected to begin a 4-year leadership path in The Obesity Society (TOS). Established in 1982, TOS is the leading professional organization focused on the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of obesity, with approximately 2,500 members world-wide. Beginning this November, Dr. Parks will serve as Vice-President, then become President-Elect in 2021, and in 2022, she will serve as the President of the Society in its 40th year. Dr. Parks will complete her service as Immediate Past-President in 2023. We congratulate Elizabeth on her service to this important organization.