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Prof Stephen Touyz

Clinical Psychologist

Professor Stephen Touyz is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Sydney. He is the Chair of the advisory council and a Lead Researcher for the InsideOut Institute – Australia’s first institute for research and clinical excellence in eating disorders that aims to provide every Australian living with an eating disorder, access to the best possible care, by re-thinking eating disorders from the “inside out”.

Prof Touyz has served as a Mental Health Advisor to the Commonwealth Department of Veterans Affairs Health Program since 1994. He was also the inaugural treasurer of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders and a past president of the Eating Disorders Research Society (USA).

He is the founding co-editor in chief of the Journal of Eating Disorders and a member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of the International Journal of Eating Disorders and European Eating Disorders Review. He is also a member of the Steering Committee of the National Collaboration on Eating Disorders (funded by the Commonwealth of Australia) and co-chair of the Professional Development Sub-committee. Professor Touyz is also Chair of the Shire Australasian Binge Eating Disorder advisory committee.