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David J. Tamura, MD

David J. Tamura, MD
  • Assistant Clinical Professor
    Clinical Sciences
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center
  • Assistant Clinical Professor
    John A. Burns School of Medicine
    University of Hawaii at Manoa


  • MS (Biological Science)
    California State University, Fullerton
  • MD (Medicine)
    St. George's University School of Medicine

Research Focus

Dr. David Tamura is actively involved at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center reviewing clinical trials that are locally initiated, from various oncologic consortiums, or industry sponsored. He is the principle investigator or the subinvestigator in various clinical trials and ensures that they are properly managed. He uses his experience in basic research as well as clinical oncology to advance the UH Cancer Center's goal of providing the patients of Hawaii the opportunity to enroll in the latest clinical protocols. Dr. Tamura is also involved in the medical education of medical students, interns, and residents associated with the John A. Burns School of Medicine.