University of Otago, Acting Dean and Head of Section of Rural Health Dunedin School of Medicine, New Zealand
Jim Reid graduated in medicine at the University of Otago Medical School in Dunedin New Zealand. He had previously trained as a pharmacist. He undertook his postgraduate work at the University of Miami in Florida. He is currently Dean of the Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, and also heads the Section of Rural Health. He has a private family medicine practice at the Caversham Medical Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand. Jim is a sub editor of the New Zealand Medical Journal, a reviewer for Research Review, and is a director of Best Practice Advocacy Centre New Zealand (BPACNZ), and Best Practice Advocacy Centre Incorporated (BPACINC). He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and is also a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He has a special interest in Respiratory Medicine and has published widely in asthma, COPD and influenza. He is an active researcher and has had wide international lecturing experience.
Primary medical care, respiratory medicine and influenza, rural medical education