Dr David Lim

Academic Status

College of Medicine and Public Health

+61 8 72218254
place Flinders Medical Centre
PO Box 723, Victor Harbor SA 5211

Dr Lim has spent twelve years in rural Western Australia influencing primary health reform and improving patient care prior to joining academia. Dr Lim has a research interest in planning for responsive primary healthcare services informed by the WHO's Shanghai Declaration, underpinned by equity and collaborative partnership. His research projects largely revolved around appropriate use of Emergency Departments and hospitals.

Honours, awards and grants
  • Nomination for Vice-Chancellor Performance Awards in Research Higher Degree Supervisor Excellence, Queensland University of Technology, 2015
  • Excellence in Sessional Teaching, Curtin University, 2010
  • LLB: LexisNexis Prize in Remedies, Squires Sanders Prize in Intellectual Property
Key responsibilities
  • Member, Centre for Remote Health: an affiliate centre for Johanna Briggs Institute
Research expertise
Clinical sciences
Health professional education
Health services research
Public health and health services
Supervisory interests
Aboriginal health
Chronic conditions
Chronic disease
Community and primary health care
Emergency department
Emergency department presentations during disasters
Emergency medicine
Evaluation of care
Health care law and ethics
Health law and policy
Health service delivery, institutional capacity
Healthcare, quality improvement
Hepatitis C
Primary health care
Quality assurance in primary health care
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: Health service (1)
Principal supervisor: Health service (2)
Associate supervisor: Health service (2), Health workforce (1)
Higher degree by research student achievements
Copson, B

RACGP Best Student Research - OCT 2009


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