The Hawaii Tobacco Quitline congratulates Dr. Elizabeth Tam of the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine for being recognized as a Pacific Business News 2015 Healthcare Heroes finalist. As one of three finalists in the physician category, Dr. Tam is recognized as an individual who is making a difference in Hawaii’s healthcare community.

Dr. Elizabeth TamThe Hawaii Tobacco Quitline is proud to have the support of Dr. Tam who has been a champion of respiratory and public health for more than three decades. She has served as chair at the Department of Medicine at the medical school, and has held the American Lung Association in Hawaii and Leahi Fund Endowed Chair in Respiratory Health since 2006. With a positive outlook on the future of medicine and a true understanding of the uniqueness of the islands, Dr. Tam is committed to promoting a healthy, smoke-free Hawaii!

Read more about Dr. Tam in this article from Pacific Business News (subscriber access is required to view this story online).