Timothy J. Jorgensen
Timothy J. Jorgensen is associate professor of radiation medicine at Georgetown University in Washington DC, specialising in radiation biology, cancer epidemiology and public health. He chairs the Georgetown University Radiation Safety Committee and serves on the National Council on Radiation Protection (NCRP). His research interests include the genetic determinants of cellular radiation resistance, and the genes that modify the risk of cancer. He is author of Strange Glow: The story of radiation.
Interviews with Timothy J. Jorgensen
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
by Siddhartha Mukherjee
by Erik Larson
by Michael Lewis
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
by Sam Kean
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
by Dan Fagin
Public understanding of radiation needs to improve if people are to properly assess its benefits and risks argues author and academic, Timothy Jorgensen. From the discovery of radio to a cancer cluster in New Jersey, he chooses highly readable books illuminating different aspects of radiation.