Interdisciplinary Specialist Certification in Obesity and Weight Management Pracitioner Definition

A Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management (CSOWM) is a health professional who possesses comprehensive knowledge of and expertise in obesity and weight management.  A CSOWM professional educates, supports, and empowers patients/clients to understand and manage their weight and risks associated with being overweight or obese through nutritional, physical, psychological, behavioral, medical and/or surgical interventions.