Andy Lim


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Andy is currently a full time staff specialist at Monash Health, working in General Medicine and Nephrology. He is the Joint Director of General Internal Medicine and Director of Physician Education at Dandenong Hospital, and National Examination Panel member for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He completed his MBBS at Melbourne University and completed his Nephrology training at Monash Health and Austin Health. Andy completed his basic science PhD in diabetic nephropathy at Monash University, during which he won the Young Investigator Award at the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology annual scientific meeting. He has been working full time at Monash Health for the last 14 years during which time he also completed a Masters of Clinical Epidemiology at Sydney Univeristy. Andy is on the Editorial Board for Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing) and Journal of Clinical Medicine (Nephrology and Urology division, MDPI). 

Research interests

Andy is currently interested in clinical epidemiology in acute healthcare, particular aspects of internal (general) medicine such as fluid-electrolyte problems and quality and safety issues. He also maintains an interest in kidney disease (acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease) and diabetic nephropathy.  

Supervision interests

Andy is currently supervising basic and advanced physician trainees of the RACP, both in the clinical environment and research projects (also an RACP project assessor for General Medicine advanced trainees). He would be happy to supervise students and trainees at other levels and from other disciplines.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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