Timothy J Jorgensen

Title

Associate Professor
Director, Health Physics and Radiation Protection Graduate Program Chair, University Radiation Safety Committee

Department

Molecular Oncology
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-1810

Bio

Timothy J. Jorgensen is associate professor of Radiation Medicine, and Director of the Health Physics and Radiation Protection Graduate Program, at Georgetown University in Washington DC. His scientific expertise is in radiation biology, cancer epidemiology, and public health. He is board certified in public health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE). He serves on the National Council on Radiation Protection (NCRP), he chairs the Georgetown University Radiation Safety Committee, and he is an associate in the Epidemiology Department at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University. His scientific interests include the genetic determinants of cellular radiation resistance, and the genes that modify the risk of cancer.

Education

  • MPH (2005) Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Cancer Risk/ Epidemiology
  • Postdoctoral (1987) Harvard Medical School, Molecular Biology
  • PhD (1984) Johns Hopkins University, Radiation Biology
  • MS (1979) Fairleigh Dickinson University, Biology
  • BS (1977) Fordham University, Biology