Our Mission

The mission of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Foundation is to raise funds for conducting research and education, increasing public and scientific awareness and understanding, and improving access to quality care and treatment of obesity and morbid obesity.

  • Raise Funds that directly support critical research and education on obesity, severe obesity, and metabolic and bariatric surgery.
  • Increase Scientific and Public Awareness and Understanding of obesity as a disease and that treatment of obesity and severe obesity can prevent, improve or resolve many metabolic diseases including type 2 diabetes and other diseases including cancer.
  • Improve Access to Quality Care and Treatment for Americans with obesity and severe obesity by eliminating policy, societal, economic and medical barriers that deny people appropriate treatment and support.

Improving Public Health and Well Being Through

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