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July 11, 2017

The UH Cancer Center's New Certified Clinical Research Professionals

Five University of Hawai'i Cancer Center staff passed the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) examination in March 2017.

From left to right: Erin Fukuya, Greg Smith,
James Tom, Tammy Wolf and Thomas Syverson

New Cancer Center SOCRA CCRPs

  • Erin Fukaya, Clinical Research Associate;
  • Greg Smith, Clinical Research Associate;
  • Thomas Syverson, Clinical Research Specialist;
  • James Tom, Clinical Research Associate; and
  • Tammy Wolf, Human Subjects Research Compliance Director.
As SOCRA CCRPs, they are recognized as professionals in medical research who have achieved an internationally accepted standard of knowledge, education and experience.

The SOCRA certification exam tested their knowledge and understanding of human clinical research in accordance with the International Council for Harmonization Guidelines, the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, and ethical principles that guide clinical research.

SOCRA Hawai'i Chapter
The SOCRA Hawai'i Chapter was established in 2016, in an effort to offer educational resources and programs beneficial to clinical research professionals.

Anyone interested in the SOCRA certification exam can contact Munirih Taafaki at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .