A/Prof Lim Wee Shiong


A/Prof Lim Wee Shiong
Senior Consultant,
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Research Lead, Institute of Geriatrics and Active Ageing (IGA)
Tan Tock Seng Hospital

A/Prof. Lim is Senior Consultant at Department of Geriatric Medicine and research track lead at the Institute of Geriatrics and Active Ageing, Tan Tock Seng Hospital. He is faculty advisor to National Healthcare Group Health Outcomes Medical Education Research (NHG-HOMER); Adjunct Associate Professor of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS; council member, Chapter of Clinician Educators; Fellow of the American Geriatric Society; and Associate Fellow of the Association for Medical Education in Europe.

Awarded the outstanding alumni award 2016 from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, Boston, USA, his enthusiasm in his role as “Geriatrician Educator Researcher” is evidenced by his comprehensive track record of scholarly work, including over 100 peer-reviewed publications; editorial board member of the Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging; reviewer for major national grants, international journals and conferences; and research and teaching awards in the fields of Geriatric Medicine and Health Professions Education.

A/Prof Lim has completed fellowships in dementia and cognitive disorders at Washington University, St Louis, Successful Aging Programme at St Louis University, and Trans-disciplinary Frailty Research To Achieve Healthy Ageing at University of Adelaide. He is principal investigator of the GERI-LABS (Longitudinal Assessment of Biomarkers for characterisation of early Sarcopenia and predicting frailty and functional decline in community-dwelling Asian older adults) Study. He is also a member of the Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia and a co-author of the widely-cited Asia-Pacific Clinical Practice Guidelines for frailty. His research interests include dementia and cognitive disorders; caregiving; frailty and sarcopenia; interprofessional teams and leadership; and mixed methods research.

Programme Details

Track : Living with Frailty: Unravellling The Impact of Metabolic Diseases
Day 2, 11 October 2019 , Friday
0850 - 0910
Topic : Sarcopenia: Insights from the GERILABS study
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