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Jeroen Thompson, PH.D.

profile image placeholder, grey silhouette of a person Northeast Cancer Centre 
Health Sciences North | Horizon Santé-Nord
41 Ramsey Lake Rd.
Sudbury, P3E 5J1, CANADA
Assistant Professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Medical Sciences Division
Adjunct Member, Department of Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences, McMaster University



Post-Doctoral Fellowship; Department of Medical Physics and Applied Radiation Sciences
McMaster University (Hamilton, ON)


Ph.D.; Department of Medical Physics and Applied Radiation Sciences
McMaster University (Hamilton, ON)


M.Sc.; Physics
University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)


Hons. B.Sc.; Physics
Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)


Hons. B.Sc.; Anthropology
Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)

Research Investigations

My current interests include:

  • effects of ionizing radiation on health;
  • development of single-cell irradiation (microbeam) techniques
  • new tools for measurement of neutron dose.

Selected Publications

Ahmad SB, Thompson J, McNeill FE, Byun SH, Prestwich WV (2014) Particle induced x-ray emission and ion dose distribution in a biological micro-beam; Geant4 Monte Carlo simulations. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 295:30-37.

Mistry R, Thompson JW, Boreham DR, Rink WJ (2011) Single-aliquot EPR dosimetry of wallboard (drywall). Radiation Protection Dosimetry 47:512-516.

ThompsonJW, Burdette KE, Inrig EL, DeWitt R, Mistry R, Rink WJ, Boreham DR (2010) Optically-stimulated luminescence dosimetry with gypsum wallboard (drywall). Radiation Protection Dosimetry 141:1-9.

Thompson JW (2007) Accuracy, precision, and irradiation time for Monte Carlo simulations of single aliquot regeneration (SAR) optically-stimulated luminescence (OSL) dosimetry measurements. Radiation Measurements 42:1637-1646.