President and CEO of Obesity Action Coalition (USA)

Joe Nadglowski is President & CEO of the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) – a non-profit organization formed in the United States in 2005 dedicated to elevating and empowering those affected by obesity through education, advocacy and support.

A frequent speaker and author on the importance of obesity awareness, Mr. Nadglowski has more than 20 years of experience working in patient advocacy, public policy and education and is a graduate of the University of Florida. As a patient advocate who has publicly shared his own personal experience with obesity as well as those of OAC’s members on many boards, taskforces, workgroups and public testimony, Mr. Nadglowski was recipient of the 2012 Society for the Study of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) Public Service Award and the 2016 Obesity Society Presidential medal. As part of his advocacy work, he has dedicated a significant part of his work toward improving access to the treatments of obesity and the recognition of weight bias, its impact on those with obesity and our nation’s efforts to combat it.