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Adj. Asst. Prof Ivy Lim MBBS (Singapore), MMed (Family Medicine), FAMS (Sports Medicine) Dr Ivy Lim is the first locally trained female sports physician. In 2018, SingHealth established the SingHealth Duke-NUS Sport & Exercise Medicine Centre (SDSC), which aims to provide integrated, multidisciplinary care that pushes the frontiers of clinical service, research and education in the field of Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) across SingHealth institutions. Dr Lim has been appointed as Service Chief (CGH) for SDSC, and is also director for Singapore Sport & Exercise Medicine Centre @ CGH. Dr Lim's clinical interests include sports injuries, pre-participation screening, sports safety, exercise in women and the role of physical activity in chronic disease management. She is in the executive committee of Sports Medicine Association Singapore and a member of the Institutional Review Board of Singapore Sports Institute. Dr. Lim is the Public Outreach Director for Exercise is Medicine Singapore (EIMS), which is part of a global initiative managed by the American College of Sports Medicine, and has presented her work at local and international conferences. She is regularly featured in the media and healthcare forums, where she contributes her expertise on sports and exercise related topics for the public and her fellow medical professionals. She is co-editor of the book “Exercise is Medicine Singapore Exercise Prescription Guide”, and has co-authored chapters in the book “Boys to Men: a complete guide for National Servicemen” and the medical textbook “Principles of Rehabilitation Medicine”. Dr Lim has provided medical coverage for several sports events, including soccer and triathlon. She was team physician for Team Singapore in the 8th ASEAN Para Games in 2015. Dr Lim is a member of the Fencing Confederation of Asia Medical Commission. Dr Lim has also served in various committees including SportSG's National Sports Safety Committee and the inter-agency Healthy Youth Committee spearheaded by the Ministry of Education, promoting physical and mental health in schoolchildren. She was a youth ambassador for the inaugural 2010 Youth Olympic Games Athlete Committee. Dr Lim is active in teaching. She is currently appointed as Adjunct Assistant Professor to Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, and is a lecturer for the school's Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine programme. She is also a tutor for the Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine Programme, a faculty member for the SingHealth Family Medicine Residency Programme, a clinical faculty member of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, and is a Duke-NUS elective supervisor.

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