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Instructor Profile

David Lim

Dr. David Lim is President and Principal of Regulatory Doctor. Regulatory Doctor provides Practical, Actionable, and Sustainable Solutions in an Integrated, Thorough ("PASS-IT") manner.

Dr. Lim obtained his Ph.D. in biological sciences at the University of Missouri-Columbia and published his thesis research in the prestigious journal "Science." Since then, Dr. Lim has held various positions at Duke, Caltech, US National Laboratories, Intrexon Corporation, Terumo, US FDA/CDRH, and EraGen Biosciences, Inc., A Luminex Company. In 2009, Dr. Lim served as a panel member during the FDA’s Transparency Public Meeting. Prior to founding his own consulting firm (www.RegulatoryDoctor.com), Dr. Lim was Senior Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs at Aquavit Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in New York. Dr. Lim as Regulatory Doctor provides practical, actionable and strategic solutions integrated with emotional intelligence (EQ) skills for all aspects of global regulatory, quality, clinical and compliance matters.

Over the years, Dr. Lim has analyzed thousands of FDA warning letters including thousands of MDRs. Dr. Lim has also attended more than 50 FDA advisory panel Meetings and analyzed the subject matters and decision-making processes. Dr. Lim is familiar with hundreds of medical products (medical devices including IVD products, biologics, drugs and combination products). Dr. Lim is a certified professional for regulatory affairs (RAC) and also is a certified quality auditor (CQA) by the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Dr. Lim also is a regulatory coach, mentor, consultant and public speaker for global matters pertaining to regulatory affairs, regulatory compliance, quality and clinical affairs. Dr. Lim has been actively engaged in identifying and addressing regulatory hurdles and submission issues including, but not limited to, patient-safety signals and concerns. Dr. Lim co-authored the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS)'s online class materials for EU medical device regulations.