Dr. Sobo is currently the President Elect of the Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA), which is the premier professional association for medical anthropologists. She serves on the editorial boards of Anthropology & Medicine, Medical Anthropology, and Medical Anthropology Quarterly. In addition, she is a frequent referee for other journals as well as for grant funders.
A fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Dr. Sobo has in the past been co-chair of the Committee on Public Policy (CoPP) for the American Anthropological Association (AAA), and she has been on the board of the AAA's Anthropology of Childhood and Youth Interest Group (ACYIG). She has served on the Medical Committee of the Royal Anthropological Association in the UK, and as an elected member of the executive board of the SMA. She has chaired three special interest groups for SMA: the Council on Child and Infant Health and Welfare (CICH), the AIDS and Anthropology Research Group (AARG), and the Clinically Applied Medical Anthropology group (CAMA).
Here is one example of a service presentation given by Dr. Sobo that you can click to view* (.pdf). It was prepared for the 2010 Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, where Sobo was discussant for Heather Schacht Reisinger and Sarah Ono's session, "Anthropologists in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)."
*Please note you must have Adobe Reader 9 or higher to open the file.