AdventHealth University (AHU)
Dan Lim, PhD, is the Vice President of Educational Technology and Innovation at AdventHealth University (AHU) in Orlando, Florida. Before joining AHU in 2007, he was the Dean of Academic Technology and Virtual Campus at Southern Adventist University (2004-2007), and the Director of Instructional Technology Center at the University of Minnesota, Crookston (1997-2004), the first laptop campus in the nation. His research in ubiquitous computing and learning games gained national recognition and received awards in Game Programming in 2005 and Campus Technology Top Innovator (Interactive gaming category) in 2006.
At AHU, Dr. Lim oversees the Center of Educational Technology and Medical Simulation Center. He recently launched the AHU Immersive Technology Lab, conducting research and development in Healthcare Virtual Reality: experimenting with Immersive VR in healthcare education, training, orientation, empathy modeling, and VR gaming. The current Healthcare VR projects include Immersive OR Orientation at 10 hospitals, Pyxis Medication Dispensing VR Game, Hospital Shadowing Immersive Empathy Modeling, Anatomy VR Portable Lab (supplementing Cadaver Lab), Pilot VR Training for Autism, and a national research site for Stanford Virtual Heart.