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Obesity Institute

overviewMission Statement: The mission of the Geisinger Obesity Institute (GOI) is to enhance the quality and quantity of research related to obesity within the Geisinger Health System by providing a system-wide focal point for all researchers, clinicians and trainees interested in the issues related to obesity and by establishing the necessary resources to support obesity research in epidemiology, clinical research, and translational/molecular research.

Vision Statement: GOI will continue to exemplify a cornerstone of translational research within Geisinger's Research Program, leveraging the system's numerous population and laboratory based research efforts and resources into an interdisciplinary, system-wide program that facilitates, sustains, and supports obesity research and interventions within the Geisinger Health System.


Obesity Institute
Center for Nutrition and Weight Management
Geisinger Health System
Danville, PA 17822-2111
Phone: (570) 271-6439
Fax: (570) 271-6852