Alumni Profile: L. John Schreiner

L. John Schreiner, PhDL. JOHN SCHREINER

MSc Physics ‘78, PhD Physics ‘85

Chief, Medical Physics

Professor, Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Queen’s University

Kingston, ON


Since graduating from the University of Waterloo Dr. John Schreiner has had the privilege of introducing three dimensional radiation dosimetry to international researchers and supervising over 120 trainees at various levels on radiation therapy medical physics. Dr. Schreiner worked closely with these trainees to publish approximately 100 peer reviewed papers.

Dr. Schreiner was a medical physicist at McGill, Chief Physicist at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre, and Adjunct Full Professor (Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy) at Queen’s University. He was a newsletter editor for the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP); examiner, board member, and President of the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine; and is still active in the COMP committees.

He was a founder and organizer for nine biannual international conferences on 3 Dimensional Dosimetry and edited two conference proceedings. He has served on the editorial board for the journals Medical Physics (senior associate editor) and the Journal of Medical Physics (India). He has been invested as a Fellow of both COMP and the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.