Dr. Lindsay Beaton-Green
About Dr. Lindsay Beaton-Green
Research Scientist in the Ionizing Radiation Health Sciences Division
Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection Bureau
Address: 775 Brookfield Road, 6303B, Ottawa ON K1A 1C1
Dr. Lindsay Beaton earned her Ph.D. in Medical Physics at Carleton University in 2013. As a Research Scientist at Health Canada’s Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection Bureau, her research has focused on the biological effects of ionizing radiation. More specifically, she has been studying biomarkers of radiation sensitivity, helping to develop triage assays for large population exposures, and most recently has been examining the impact of radiation on astronauts during long-term space travel.
Dr. Beaton is also active in the field of human health risk assessments, specifically for radiation emitting devices. In addition to this work at Health Canada, she is a technical officer with the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR).
She continues to be active in the local scientific community, through membership in organizations such as the Ottawa Medical Physics Institute, the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists and Carleton University’s Alumni Mentorship Program.