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Timothy J. Jorgensen is a Professor in the Departments of Radiation Medicine and Biochemistry at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington DC. He is also the Chair of Georgetown's Radiation Safety Committee, a Consociate Member of the National Council on Radiation Protection, and a member of the DC Science Writers Association. Dr. Jorgensen has appeared on many national news programs and podcasts, explaining to the general public the risks and benefits of radiation and electrical technologies. He is the 2017 recipient of the AIP Science Communication Award, bestowed annually by the American Institute of Physics. He lives in Rockville, Maryland.