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PhD Student

BA, MSexol



Kai Schweizer is a researcher, sexologist, and youth worker, and PhD student with the University of Western Australia and the Telethon Kids Institute. They are also a Research Affiliate at the Inside Out Institute for Eating Disorders, where they are involved in a large study of the body image, eating behaviours of LGBTIQA+ people. Kai’s PhD project is focused on improving eating disorder treatment for trans and gender diverse people.

Their other research interests include:

  • The needs and experiences Autistic trans and gender diverse people
  • Causes for the high prevalence of chronic pain and chronic health conditions in trans and gender diverse people
  • The impact of Autism and ADHD on eating and exercise behaviours
  • Trans and gender diverse sexual health
  • Education and Qualifications
  • Awards/Honours