Award Description

The Barbara Thompson Award for Advocacy is given to the OAC member who has led the charge in taking on National, local and state advocacy issues. This individual should be a tireless advocate to advance the cause of obesity and the individual affected by obesity.

To be eligible to receive this award, the individual must be an active and current OAC member and an active advocate in OAC platform issues of improving access to care, raising awareness of obesity, impacting legislation or taking on weight bias.

Complete the next set of questions to submit your nomination for this award.