Colleen Cook is the President of Bariatric Support Centers International, a company that provides education and support services for weight loss surgery patients and the professionals who serve them. She is a successful weight loss surgery patient from 1995. She is also the founder and former chair of the National Support Group Network an Integrated Health Committee of the American Society for Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery. Colleen has also served on the National Advisory Board for the Walk From Obesity.
In 2009 she was named “Bariatric Professional of the Year” by the Bariatric Care Network, headquartered in Atlanta, GA. She currently serves on the Membership Committee for the Obesity Action Coalition.
Colleen is a sought after speaker for both bariatric patient events and professional conferences. She is the former host of the radio show, “Obesity’s Surgical Solution”. She is the author of the internationally acclaimed, bariatric best seller, The Success Habits of Weight Loss Surgery Patients book, workbook and educational program. The Success Habits resources are used in bariatric facilities throughout the world, helping patients learn and live these important principles for a lifetime of success.