Associate Professor Erle Lim Chuen Hian


Assoc Professor Erle CH Lim graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1990, and obtained his Masters in Medicine (Internal Medicine) from the same university in 1997. In 2009, he was appointed as a Fellow to the Royal College of Physicians, Glasgow. He trained in Neurology at the Singapore General Hospital, after which he completed his training in Movement Disorders at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, under Professors C Warren Olanow and Mitchell F Brin. He is currently Senior Consultant Neurologist at the National University Hospital and was Assistant Dean of Education at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS from 2007 to 2010. His subspecialty interest is in Movement disorders, focusing on the clinical applications of Botulinum toxin, Parkinson’s disease, Spasticity and Dystonia. He lectures on Neurology, Movement Disorders and Education (Medical Education and Technology in Education) regionally and internationally, and teaches techniques of Botulinum toxin injection using electromyographic guidance to neurologists and physiatrists, regionally and internationally. He has published over 100 papers in international journals, covering topics in general neurology, movement disorders, botulinum toxin, general medicine and medical education, and is a reviewer for international journals in Medicine, Neurology, Movement disorders and Medical Education. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, and was founding editor of the Journal of the NUS Teaching Academy (now the Asian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning). He sits on the specialist training committee in Neurology and the Neurology MCQ Committee of the Royal College of Physicians, London. In 2006 and 2007, he was awarded both the faculty teaching excellence award and the university’s annual excellence teaching award. In 2007, he was awarded the university’s outstanding educator award. He was Chairman of the Executive Council of the NUS Teaching Academy and is now Associate Provost (Undergraduate Education) at the National University of Singapore.