Dr. Tam participates in clinical trials pertaining to oncology malignancies of gastrointestinal origin.
Hematology and Oncology
M.D., University of Texas-Southwestern Medical School, Dallas TX 2008
M.H.S., Environmental Science, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD 2002
B.A., Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg, Baltimore MD 2000
Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX 2010-2012
Hematology Oncology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2013-2016
American Board of Internal Medicine,
American Association of Cancer Research
American College of Physicians
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Honors and Awards
1st place at the North Texas Chapter, Resident Poster Presentation at the American College of Physicians Annual Meeting, 2012
Select Recent Publications
Tam, KW, Zhang, W, Soh, J, Stastny, V, Chen, M, Sun, H, Thu, K, Rios, JJ, Yang, C, Marconett, CN, Selamat, SA, Laird-Offringa, IA, Taguchi, A, Hanash, S, Shames, D, Ma, X, Zhang, MQ, Lam, WL, Gazdar, A. CDKN2A/p16 inactivation mechanisms and their relationship to smoke exposure and molecular features in non-small-cell lung cancer. Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. 2013;8(11): 1378-88.