About Us

A creation of The Endocrine Society and The Hormone Health Network, ObesityInAmerica.Org serves as the one-stop clearinghouse for the general public and reporters seeking information on the key scientific trends and advancements that may one day lead to a slimmer, fitter America, across all demographic lines.

The Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society is an international body with more than 14,000 members from over 80 countries. The Society is the world’s largest and most active professional organization of endocrinologists in the world. Founded in 1916, the Society is internationally known as the leading source of state-of-the-art research and clinical advancements in endocrinology and metabolism. The Endocrine Society is dedicated to promoting excellence in research, education and clinical practice in the field of endocrinology. In addition, the Society works to disseminate new knowledge leading to the prevention, treatment and cure of disease. The Endocrine Society also serves as an advocate for fundamental and clinical research and the practice of endocrinology.

The Hormone Health Network

The Hormone Health Network, the public education affiliate of The Endocrine Society, is a leading source for hormone-related information for the public, physicians, and allied health professionals through its public education campaigns, Web site, forums, toll-free number, and free literature. The Network has developed educational materials on menopause, pituitary imbalances, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), testosterone and men’s health, and is currently developing programs on hormone abuse, prostate disease, obesity, childhood (pediatric) obesity, metabolic syndrome, thyroid disease, and osteoporosis.

The Endocrine Society and The Hormone Health Network are dedicated to helping reporters accurately cover all areas of endocrinology. The staff of both organizations strives to help reporters locate the latest endocrine research as well as experts in all areas of endocrinology.

Contact Us

For additional information about Endocrine Society or The Hormone Health Network, please call 202-971-3636 or send an email to hormone@endocrine.org.