Alda Tam is an Associate Professor and Clinical Medical Director in the Department of Interventional Radiology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She received a BScH from Brown University and her MD from the University of British Columbia. She completed a diagnostic radiology residency and MBA at the University of Southern California, and a fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She is an active interventional oncologist with involvement in both translational research and clinical trials. Her clinical interests include the treatment of bone metastases, minimally invasive palliative therapies, and optimizing biopsy yield for clinical trials. Her research interests include exploring novel ablative technologies in combination with nanotechnology for the treatment of bone metastases. She is an inducted fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and the current Division Councilor who directs the development of standards and guidelines.