Washington D.C. (Novemeber 1, 2021) – The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) recently welcomed Teresa Fraker as their new Executive Director. Fraker has 30 years of professional experience in the healthcare sector. Fraker joins OMA from her most recent role with American College of Surgeons (ACS). During her eight year tenure at ACS, Fraker was the Program Administrator for the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Quality Improvement Program.
Fraker holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Iowa. She moved through her career, starting as a staff nurse and moving on to clinical leadership and then hospital staff leadership. She then moved out of the hospital to her leadership role with ACS.
OMA is the largest clinical obesity organization in the U.S., with more than 3,000 physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to preventing, treating, and reversing the disease of obesity. OMA members take a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to treating obesity. This approach is comprised of nutrition, physical activity, behavior, and medication—OMA’s four pillars. OMA provides a range of programs and services in support of its members’ work.
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