About State of Obesity

For 13 years, the annual report, The State of Obesity (formerly F as in Fat) has raised awareness about the seriousness of the obesity epidemic, encouraged the creation of a national obesity prevention strategy and highlighted promising approaches for reversing the epidemic at the state and local level. The State of Obesity is a collaborative project of the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is supported by a grant from the Foundation.

About Trust for America's Health

Trust for America's Health is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority. For more information, visit healthyamericans.org.

About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

For more than 40 years the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has worked to improve health and health care. We are striving to build a national Culture of Health that will enable all to live longer, healthier lives now and for generations to come. For more information, rwjf.org. Follow the Foundation on Twitter or on Facebook.

Authors

Laura M. Segal, MA
Director of Public Affairs
Trust for America's Health

Jack Rayburn, MPH
Senior Government Relations Manager
Trust for America's Health

Alejandra Martin, MPH
Health Policy Research Manager
Trust for America's Health

Contributors

Burness Communications

Digital Production

CDI Lab