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Dr. Hyun J. “June” Lim Faculty, Community Health and Epidemiology

Research Areas

  • Survival Analysis
  • Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials
  • Statistical Methods for Longitudinal Data
  • HIV/AIDS and TB Studies
  • Injury Studies
  • Epidemiologic Studies

Selected Publications


  • HJ  Lim, 2015. Designs and Applications of Clinical Trials. Bullsbook Publisher Inc, Seoul, Korea. (409 pages). ISBN: 978-89-89370-92-5.


Chapters in Books

  1. HJ  Lim, TR Black, 2014 (Apr). Evaluation of a safe patient handling program among health care workers. In Occupational Safety and Health. Nova Science Publisher Inc, New York, pp 43-64. ISBN: 978-1-63117-695-1
  2. HJ  Lim, 2008. Statistical methodologies for analysis of multivariate failure time data in injury research. In Transportation Accident Analysis and Prevention, Aton De Smet (Editor), Nova Science Publisher Inc, New York , pp 25-52. ISBN: 9781604562880.
  3. HJ  Lim, RG Hoffmann, 2007. Study Design. Topics in Biostatistics, Walter T. Ambrosius (Editor), Humana Press Inc. New Jersey, pp 1-18. ISBN-10: 1588295311.
  4. RG Hoffmann, HJ  Lim, 2007. Observational Study Design. Topics in Biostatistics, Walter T. Ambrosius (Editor), Humana Press Inc. New Jersey, pp 19-32. ISBN-10: 1588295311.


Published Papers in Refereed Journals

  1. K Hunt*, P Mondal, S Konrad, S Skinner, K Gartner, HJ Lim, 2015 (Aug). Identifying factors associated with changes in CD4+ count in HIV infected adults in Saskatoon, Canada. Canadian Journal of Infectious Disease & Medical Microbiology, 26: 207-211. [* denotes a student]
  2. B Burbridge, G Stoneham, HJ Lim, C Lee, 2015 (Jun). Radiology-Implanted Arm Ports: A Review of the Literature. Journal of the Association for Vascular Access, 20: 80-90.
  3. P Mondal, S Konard, M Schwandt, S Skinner, HJ Lim, 2015 (Apr). Impact of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) on CD4+ T-lymphocyte count < 200 cells/µL among HIV-positive adults: a longitudinal evaluation. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research. 8(1): 1-8. [* denotes a student]
  4. LU Thorpe, K Knox, R Jalbert, HJ Lim, D Nickel, W Hader, 2015 (Apr).  Predictors of institutionalization for people with Multiple Sclerosis. Disability and Health Journal, 8:271-277.
  5. LC Chatterson, DA Leswick, DA Fladeland, MM Hunt, S Webster, HJ Lim, 2014 (Jul). Fetal shielding combined with state of the art CT dose reduction strategies during maternal chest CT. European J Radiology, 83:1199-1204.
  6. K Premkumar, P Pahwa, A Banerjee, K Baptiste, H Bhatt, HJ Lim, 2014 (Jun). Changes in self-directed learning readiness in dental students: a mixed-methods study. Journal of Dental Education, 78:934-943.
  7. Y Jiang*, N Osgood, HJ Lim, MR Stang, R Dyck, 2014 (Feb). Differential mortality and the excess burden of end-stage renal disease among First Nations people with diabetes mellitus: a competing-risks analysis. Canadian Medical Association Journal.186:103-109. [* denotes a student]
  8. C Puchala, A Leis, HJ Lim, R Tempier 2013 (Dec). Official Language Minority Communities in Canada: Is Linguistic Minority Status a Determinant of Mental Health? Canadian Journal of Public Health, 104:5-11.
  9. P Jo, D Leswick, D Fladel, R Otani, HJ Lim, 2013 (Dec). Reduced dose with maintained image quality utilizing 100 kVp Carotid CT Angiography. University Journal of Medical Science, 1: 86-93.
  10. Premkumar, P Pahwa, A Banerjee, K Baptiste, H Bhatt, HJ Lim, 2013 (Nov). Does Medical Training Promote or Deter Self-Directed Learning? A Longitudinal Mixed-Methods Study. Academic Medicine, 88: 1754-64.
  11. HJ Lim, P Mondal, S Skinner, 2013 (Sep). Joint Modeling of Longitudinal and Event Time Data: Application to HIV Study. Journal of Medical Statistics and Informatics, DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.7243/2053-7662-1-1.
  12. D Iradukunda, M Moser, N Rodych, HJ Lim, P Mondal, J Shaw, 2013 (Aug). Patients Aged 80 Years and Older Accrue Similar Benefits From Total Parenteral Nutrition Compared to Middle-Aged Patients. Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics, 32: 233-243.
  13. S Konrad*, S Skinner, G Kazadi, K Gartner, HJ Lim, 2013 (Jun). HIV Disease Progression to CD4 <200 cell/μl and Death in Saskatoon, Canada. Canadian Journal of Infectious Disease & Medical Microbiology, 24: 97-101. [* denotes a student]
  14. S Jin*, N Muhajarine, J Cushon, HJ Lim, 2013. Factors Associated with Childhood Depression in Saskatoon Students: A Multilevel Analysis. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health. 32: 29-42. [* denotes a student]
  15. P Mondal*, JA Gjevre, RM Taylor-Gjevre, HJ Lim, 2013 (Feb). Relationship between the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in a Sleep Laboratory Referral Population. Nature and Science of Sleep. 5: 15-21. [* denotes a student]
  16. N Nikpartow*, AD Danyliw, SJ Whiting, HJ Lim, H Vatanparast, 2012 (Dec). Beverage consumption patterns of Canadian adults aged 19 to 65 years. Public Health Nutrition, 15:2175-84. [* denotes a student]
  17. RM Taylor-Gjevre, JA Gjevre, BV Nair, HJ Lim, 2012 (Dec). Do sleepy rheumatoid arthritis patients have an actual sleep disorder?'  Journal of Musculoskeletal Care, 10: 187-195.
  18. Alport, B Burbridge, HJ Lim, 2012 (Nov). Bard Power PICC Solo2 vs. Cook Turbo-Ject: A Tale of Two PICCs. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal. 63: 323-8.
  19. Y Yao*, F Yang, J Chu, G Siame, HJ Lim, X Jin, G Ding, Y Sun, G Wang, Y Yu, N Wang, 2012 (Oct). Associations between drug use and risk behaviours for HIV and sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Yunnan, China. International Journal of STD & AIDS. 23: 698–703. [* denotes a student]
  20. CS Dumaine, DA Leswick, D Fladeland, HJ Lim, LJ Towes, 2012 (Aug). Changing Radiation Dose from Diagnostic CT Examinations in Saskatchewan. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal. 63: 187-191.
  21. Y Jiang*, R Dyck, N Osgood, HJ Lim, 2012 (Jun). Understanding complex dynamics of end-stage-renal disease and mortality among diabetic patients: a population-based cohort study. Proceeding of Korean Society of Medical Informatics. 2012, 463-465. [* denotes a student]
  22. D Rouleau, A Case, A Gamelin, HJ Lim, A Baerwald, 2012 (Jun). A Practical Method for Ultrasonographically Monitoring the Day-to-Day Growth of Individual Ovarian Follicles in Women undergoing Assisted Reproduction. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 38: 1004-1010.
  23. JA Gjevre, RM Taylor-Gjevre, B Nair, HJ Lim, 2012 (May). Do sleepy rheumatoid arthritis patients have a sleep disorder? Musculoskeletal Care, 10: 187-195.
  24. S Ahmed, R K Shahid, H Bhatt, R Ying-Lee, HJ Lim, 2012 (May) Chemotherapy-related thrombocytosis: Does it increase the risk of thromboembolism? Oncology. 82: 327-332.
  25. N Nikpartow*, AD Danyliw, SJ Whiting, HJ Lim, H Vatanparast, 2012 (May). Fruit Drink Consumption is Associated with Overweight and Obesity in Canadian Women. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 103:178-82. [* denotes a student]
  26. B Alport, HJ Lim, A Case, A Baerwald, 2011 (Oct). Does the ovarian stimulation phase length predict in Vitro Fertilization (IVF) outcomes? International Journal of Fertility and Sterility. 6: 134-141.
  27. K Laskowski, A Stirling, HJ Lim, W McKay, 2011 (Oct). A systematic  review of intravenous ketamine for postoperative analgesia. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 58: 911-23.     
  28. RM Taylor-Gjevre, JA Gjevre, B Nair, R Skomro, HJ Lim, 2011 (Oct). Improved sleep efficiency after anti-tumor necrosis factor anti-therapy in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease, 3: 227 - 233.
  29. RF Dyck, WT Bingham, HJ Lim, J Ying, ND Osgood, 2011 (Sep). Decrease urine albumin: creatinine ratios in infants of diabetic mothers. Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. 2: 265-271.
  30. X Zhang, H Akcin*, HJ Lim, 2011 (Aug).  Regression Analysis of Competing Risks Data via Semi-Parametric Additive Hazards Model. Statistical Methods and Applications, 20: 357-381.
  31. HJ Lim, TM Black, SM Shah, S Sarker*, J Metcalfe, 2011 (Jun). Evaluating Repeated Patient Handling Injuries Following the Implementation of A Multi-factor Ergonomic Intervention Program among Health Care Workers. Journal of Safety Research. 42: 185-191.
  32. RM Taylor-Gjevre, JA Gjevre, B Nair, R Skomro, HJ Lim, 2011 (Jun). Components of sleep quality and sleep fragmentation in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. Musculoskeletal Care. 9: 152-159.
  33. HJ Lim, X Zhang, 2011 (Jun). Additive and multiplicative hazards modelling for recurrent event    data analysis. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11:101 doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-11-101. 
  34. TM Black*, SM Shah, AJ Busch, J Metcalfe, HJ Lim, 2011 (Apr). Effect of Transfer, Lifting and Repositioning (TLR) injury prevention program on musculoskeletal injury among direct care workers. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, 8: 226-235. [* denotes student]
  35. SM Shah, L Hagel, HJ Lim, N Koehncke, JA Dosman, 2011 (Apr). Trends in Farm Fatalities Saskatchewan Canada: 1990-2004. Canadian Journal of Public Health.102: 51-4. [JIF=1.405; HJL contribution (25%): analysis, interpretation, and writing statistical Methods and Results of the manuscript]
  36. JA Thiel, A Lukwinski, H Kamencic, HJ Lim, 2011 (Jan). Oral analgesia vs intravenous conscious sedation during Essure Micro-Insert sterilization procedure: randomized, double-blind, controlled trial. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 18:108-11.
  37. HJ Lim, X Zhang, R Dyck, N Osgood, 2010 (Oct). Methods of competing risks analysis of end-stage renal disease and mortality among people with diabetes. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 2010, 10:97.
  38. Y Gu, HJ Lim, MJ Moser, 2010 (Oct). Are bowel sounds useful in assessing the abdomen?  Digestive, 27:422-426.
  39. RM Taylor-Gjevre, JA Gjevre, B Nair, R Skomro, HJ Lim, 2010 (Sep). Hypersomnolence and sleep disorders in rheumatic disease patient population. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, 16: 255-261.
  40. HJ Lim, X Zhang, R Dyck, N Osgood, 2010 (Jun). Competing risks analysis of patients with                diabetes. American Journal of Epidemiology, 171: S67.
  41. K Madani, R Zhao, HJ Lim, SM Casson, AG Casson, 2010 (May).  Obesity is not associated               with adverse outcome following surgical resection of oesophageal adenocarcinoma. European             Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 38: 604-608.
  42. K Madani, R Zhao, HJ Lim, AG Casson, 2010 (Mar). Prognostic value of p53 mutations in esophagealadenocarcinoma: Final results of a 15-year prospective study. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 37: 1427-32.
  43. J Marcoux, M Rosin, E McNair, G Smith, HJ Lim, T Mycyk, Q Meng, 2009 (Sep). Outcomes comparison of 5 coated cardiopulmonary bypass circuits versus an uncoated control group of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Perfusion, 24:157-64.
  44. EE Torlakovic, V Keeler, C Wang, HJ Lim, LA Lining, S Laferte, 2009 (Jul). Cyclophilin C-associated protein (CyCAP) knock-out mice spontaneously develop colonic mucosal hyperplasia and exaggerated tumorigenesis after treatment with carcinogen azoxymethane. BMC Cancer, 9: 251.
  45. DA Leswick, NS Syed, CS Dumaine, HJ Lim, DA Fladeland, 2009 (Apr). Radiation dose from diagnosis computed tomograpy in Saskatchewan. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 60:71-78.
  46. HJ Lim, X Zhang, 2009 (Mar). Semi-parametric additive risk models: application to injury duration study. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 41:211-216.
  47. HJ Lim, M McCart, WH Davies, A Calhoun, MD Melzer-Lange, 2009 (Mar). Risk for Repeat Emergency Department Visits for Violent Injuries in Youth Firearm Victim. Clinical Medicine: Trauma and Intensive Medicine, 2:1-7.
  48. AG Casson, K Madani, S Mann, R Zhao, B Reeder, HJ Lim, 2008 (Nov). Does previous fundoplication alter the surgical approach to esophageal adenocarcinoma? European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 34:1097-1102; discussion 1101-2.
  49. J Marcoux, M Rosin, E McNair, G Smith, HJ Lim, T Mycyk, 2008 (May). A comparison of intra-operative cell-saving strategies upon immediate post-operative outcomes after CPB-assisted cardiac procedures. Perfusion, 23:157-64.
  50. S Franklin, HJ Lim, P Havens, 2007 (Dec). Longitudinal behavioral and academic adjustment in children with HIV infection. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 14:335-343.
  51. S Pawar, HJ Lim, M Gill, TL Smith, A Merati, RJ Toohill, TA Loehrl, 2007 (Nov). Treatment of postnasal drip with proton pump inhibitors: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study. American Journal of Rhinology, 21:695-701.
  52. HJ Lim, R Hoffmann, K Brasel, 2007 (Oct). Factors influencing discharge location after hospitalization from a traumatic fall among older persons. Journal of Trauma, 63:902-907.
  53. DG Binion, KR Theriot, S Shidham, S Lundeen, S Hatoum, HJ Lim, MF Otterson, 2007 (Dec). Clinical factors contributing to rapid reoperation for Crohn's disease patients undergoing resection and/or strictureplasty. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 11:1692-1698; dicussion 1698.
  54. HS Trivedi, A Kukla, B Prowant, HJ Lim, 2007 (Oct). A study of the extracorporeal rate of blood flow and blood pressure during hemodialysis. Hemodialysis International, 11: 424-429.
  55. KJ Brasel, HJ Lim, R Nirula, JA Weigelt, 2007 (May). Length of stay: an appropriate quality measure? Archives of Surgery, 142:461-465; discussion 465-466.
  56. HJ Lim, J Liu,  M Melzer-Lange, 2007 (Mar). Comparison of methods for analyzing recurrent event data: application to emergency department visits of pediatric firearm victims.  Accident Analysis & Prevention, 39:290-299.
  57. DB Klinkner, HJ Lim, EY Strawn, KT Oldham, TL Sander, 2006 (Oct). An in vivo murine model of resiglitazone use in pregnancy. Fertility and Sterility, 86:1074-9.
  58. HJ Lim, A Okwera, H Mayanja-Kizza, JJ Ellner, RD Mugerwan, CC Whalen, 2006 (Jul). Effect of tuberculosis preventive therapy on HIV disease progression and survival in HIV-infected adults. HIV Clinical Trials, 7:172-183.
  59. DB Klinkner, JC Densmore, S Kaul, HJ Lim, D Weihrauch, KA Pritchard, KT Oldham,  TL Sander, 2006 (Jun). Endothelium-derived microparticles (EMPs) inhibit human cardiac valve endothelial cell function. Shock, 25:575-580.
  60. PN Varelas, D Eastwood, HJ Yun(Lim), MV Spanaki, LH Bey, C Kessaris,  TA Gennarelli, 2006 (May). Impact of a neurointensivist on outcomes in patients with head trauma treated in a neurosciences intensive care unit. Journal of Neurosurgery, 104:713-719.
  61. JC Densmore, HJ Lim, KT Oldham, KS Guice, 2006 (Jan). Outcomes and delivery of care in pediatric injury. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 41: 92-98.
  62. GS Sudakoff, D Dunn, RS Hellman, MA Laguna, CR Wilson, W Prost, DC Eastwood,  HJ Lim, 2006 (Jan). Opacification of the genitourinary collecting system during MDCT urography with enhanced CT digital radiography: nonsaline versus saline bolus.  American Journal of Roentgenology, 186:122-129.
  63. S Franklin, HJ Lim, K Rennie, D Eastwood, P Havens, 2005 (Dec). Longitudinal assessment of a clinical sample of children with HIV disease. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 12:367-376.
  64. BT. Woodson, S. Robinson, HJ Lim, 2005 (Aug). Transpalatal advancement pharyngoplasty outcomes compared with uvulopalatopharygoplasty. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 133:211-217.
  65. AL Merati, HJ Lim, RJ Toohill, 2005 (Mar). Meta-analysis of upper prone measurements in normals and patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). Annals of Otology, Rhinoogy & Lalyngology, 114:177-182.
  66. HJ Lim, NH Gordon, AC Justice, 2005 (Mar). Evaluation of multiple failure time analyses of observational data in patients treated for HIV. HIV Clinical Trials, 6:81-91.
  67. MH Gorelick, K Yen, HJ Lim, 2005 (Feb).  The effect of in-room registration on emergency department length of stay. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 45:128-133.
  68. PN Redlich, A Purdy, VB Shidham, HJ Lim, A Walker, D Ota, 2004 (Nov). Feasibility of breast ductal lavage performed by a physician extender. Surgery, 136:1077-1080.
  69. MF Otterson, SJ Lundeen, K Spinelli, G Sudakoff, GL Telford, OA Hatoum, K Saeian, HJ Lim,  DG Binion, 2004 (Oct). Radiographic underestimation of small bowel stricturing Crohn’s disease: a comparison with surgical findings. Surgery, 136:854-860.
  70. HJ Woehlck, MF Otterson, HJ Lim, LA Connolly, D Eastwood, 2004 (Jun). Using the visual analog scale. Anesthesiology, 100:1621-1622.
  71. MN Iyer, DP Han, HJ Lim, D Eastwood, JE Kim, TBConnor, DS Wirostko, 2004 (June). Subconjunctival antibiotics for acute post-cataract extraction endophthalmitis - Is it necessary? American Journal of Ophthalmology, 137:1120-1121.
  72. H Woehlck, MF Otterson, HJ Lim, L Connolly, D Eastwood, K Colpaert, 2003 (Oct). Acetazolamide reduces post-operative pain after laparoscopic surgery with CO2 insufflation. Anesthesiology, 99:924-928.
  73. HJ Lim, NH Gordon, AC Justice, JS Fusco, 2003 (Sep). Comparison of the short- and long-term effects of the most commonly used regimens in HIV-infected patients. Annals of Epidemiology, 13:588.
  74. HJ Lim, CC Whalen, A Okwera, RD Mugerwan, JJ Ellner, 2003 (Sep). HIV disease progression and effect of tuberculosis preventive therapy on HIV-infected adults.  Annals of Epidemiology, 13:577-578.
  75. DR Hoft, S Worku, B Kampmann, RS Wallis, CS Hirsch, WH Boom, JJ Ellner, Q Li, CC Whalen, HJ Lim,  RF. Silver, 2002 (Nov). Investigation of the relationships between immune-mediated inhibition of mycobacterial growth and other potential surrogate markers of protective Mycobacterium tuberculosis immunity. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 186:1448-1457.
  76. JJ Johnson, A Okwera, DL Hom, H Mayanja, CM Kityo, P Nsubuga, JG Nakibali, AM Loughlin, HJ Lim, PN Mugyenyi, A Vernon, RD Mugewa, JJ  Ellner,  CC Whalen, 2001 (Nov). Duration of efficacy of treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in HIV-infected adults. AIDS, 15:2137-2147.
  77. JM Albert, HJ Lim, 2001 (Apr). Statistical advances from AIDS therapy trials. Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 10:85-100.
  78. DS Mohan, MA Samuels, MA Selim, AD Shalodi, RJ Ellis, JR Samuel, HJ Lim, 1998 (Aug).  Long-term outcome of therapeutic pelvic lymphadenectomy for stage I endometrial adenocarcinoma. Gynecologic Oncology, 70:165-171.