Danish Association for the Study of Obesity
The purpose of the Association is:
- To promote research, teaching and an understanding of obesity
- To represent Danish obesity research internationally
- To contribute to preventing and addressing issues of obesity in the Danish population.
The Association’s meetings are open to the public
The Association is a member of the Organization of Danish Medical Societies
The Danish Association for the Study of Obesity (DSAF) was established in 1984. The Association is a scientific society under the Organization of Danish Medical Societies (LVS) with its purpose being to bring together professionals interested in developments within obesity science and research.
The daily activities of the Association are carried out by its Board of Directors. https://dsaf.dk/en/board-of-directors/
The Association is a member of the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and World Obesity (former International Association for the Study of Obesity, IASO).
Throughout the past 30 years, DSAF and Denmark have gained international recognition for the results achieved within obesity research. Thus, the IASO awarded Professor Thorkild I.A. Sørensen the Population Science and Public Health Award in 2010, and Professor Arne Astrup received The Willendorf Award in 2014.
Dansk Selskab for Adipositasforskning
Center for Klinisk Forskning og Forebyggelse
Hovedvejen, indgang 5, 1. sal, Nordre Fasanvej 57
Att: formand Lise G Bjerregaard