Diane Enos Joins ASMBS as Executive Director

Diane Enos Joins ASMBS as Executive Director

Diane Enos new Executive Director for ASMBS

Washington, D.C. (August 17, 2023) The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) has named Diane Enos as its next Executive Director. Enos brings more than 20 years of experience as an association professional, most recently serving as Executive Director and Chief Learning Officer at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In this capacity, Enos provided strategic leadership to more than 600 annual educational and eLearning programs, as well as the overall vision, planning, revenue, governance, and global relationships of the organization. She will begin her new role at ASMBS on August 21.

Her additional experience at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics includes serving as Vice President/Director of Professional Development and Assessment. From there she was promoted to Vice President of Lifelong Learning and Professional Engagement, where she oversaw academy-wide professional practice efforts and launched the organization’s first comprehensive learning management system.

Enos earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Nutrition from Benedictine University, a Master of Public Health degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and is slated to receive her Doctorate in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California in 2024. Additionally, she is a Certified Association Executive (CAE), Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND), and a Registered Dietitian (RDN).

About the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) is the largest national society for this specialty. The vision of the Society is to improve public health and well being by lessening the burden of the disease of obesity and related diseases throughout the world. 

Founded in 1983, foremost American surgeons have formed the society’s leadership and have established an excellent organization with educational and support programs for surgeons and integrated health professionals. The purpose of the society is to advance the art and science of metabolic and bariatric surgery by continually improving the quality and safety of care and treatment of people with obesity and related diseases by: 

  • Improving the care and treatment of people suffering from obesity. 
  • Advancing the science and understanding of metabolic and bariatric surgery. 
  • Fostering communication between health professionals on obesity and related conditions. 
  • Being the recognized authority and resource on metabolic and bariatric surgery. 
  • Advocating for the health care policy that ensures patient access to high quality prevention and treatment of obesity. 
  • Serving the educational and professional needs of our diverse membership. 

 To learn more, please visit https://asmbs.org/

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