Stephen Touyz is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Sydney and Director of the Inside Out Institute, Sydney Local Health District /University of Sydney. He is also a visiting senior consultant at Westmead Hospital and a clinical psychology adviser to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Emeritus Professor Touyz is a member of the Technical Advisory Group on Eating Disorders of the Department of Health and a member of the steering committee of the National Eating Disorders Collaboration. He is the co-founding editor in chief of the Journal of Eating Disorders.
His qualifications include a Bachelor of Science degree and PhD from the University of Cape Town and an honours degree in psychology from the University of Witwatersrand. Emeritus Professor Touyz is a Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders and the Australian Psychological Society. He is the editor/author of 7 books over 450 book chapters/peer reviewed publications. He was the first ever recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders and the recipient of a Leadership in Research Award by the Academy of Eating Disorders. In 2014, he was awarded the Ian Campbell prize in Clinical Psychology by the Australian Psychological Society