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The Obesity Medicine Association Hired Teresa Fraker as Executive Director

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.Teresa Fraker- Obesity Medicine Association Executive Director 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.

About  OMA

 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.

About Sterling Martin Associates

Sterling Martin Associates is a leading, specialty national search firm conducting chief executive-level searches for associations and nonprofit organizations. SMA has built an outstanding reputation by providing impeccable service to clients and by placing exceptional talent in associations and nonprofits. Based in Washington, DC, SMA has offices in New York, Chicago, Orange County, CA, and Portland, OR.

Founding the firm in 2006 with a mission to combine his search expertise with nonprofit board experience, David Martin now leads a highly experienced, diverse team of 15, combining in-depth client analysis with the latest search technologies to create effective, personalized searches. Since the day he founded the firm, David has personally taken a leadership role with every search, for every client.