Letters from the Director Archive

March 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines and Obesity

In March of 2020 we published our first newsletter on the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 2021

Obesity Care Week 2021

The STOP Obesity Alliance is a founding partner of the 7th annual Obesity Care Week.

January 2021

Adolescent Obesity

This month's newsletter is written by guest author Faith Newsome.

December 2020

Obesity and Cancer Care

This month's newsletter is written by guest author Amelia Corl.

November 2020

Weight Can't Wait

With 42% of American adults now living with obesity, the ability of health care professionals to prevent and manage this disease is more important than ever.

October 2020

Weight Stigma, Eating Disorders, and Obesity

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect countries across the globe, more attention has focused on the link between obesity and severe COVID-19 illness.

September 2020

National Childhood Obesity Month

September is National Childhood Obesity Month. Childhood obesity continues to be a growing problem.

August 2020

COVID-19 and Childhood Obesity

With many schools returning to in-person instruction, the health of children has become a new contentious focus of the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 2020

Obesity, COVID-19, and Racial Disparities

This month's newsletter is written by guest author Fatima Cody Stanford.

June 2020

Obesity and LGBTQ Health

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the LGBTQ Pride tradition.