Dr. Tom Purdie
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
  • Medical Physicist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/University Health Network

Thomas Purdie, Ph.D

Dr. Thomas Purdie graduated from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada with a B.Sc. (Hons.) in the Medical and Health Physics program of the Department of Physics and Astronomy in 1997. He then completed his Ph.D. in the Department of Medical Biophysics at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada in 2002. Following graduate school, he completed a medical physics residency and research fellowship at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (Toronto, Ontario Canada) in 2005. He is currently as Staff Physicist in the Radiation Medicine Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Dr. Purdie became a Board Certified Medical Physicist (CCPM – Radiation Therapy Physics) in 2007.

Dr. Purdie’s research focuses on developing automated methods for breast intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMR) treatment planning, implementing breast radiation therapy on multi-modal imaging platforms and using machine learning for improving radiation therapy quality assurance (QA) processes.