Shirin Abbasinejad Enger

Associate Member

Medical Physics Unit, McGill University

Other appointments:

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology

Associate Member, Department of Physics / Biological & Biomedical Engineering (BBME)

Principal Investigator, Cancer Research Program, RI-MUHC


Cedars Cancer Centre, Medical Physics, DS1.7141
McGill University Health Centre - Glen Site
1001 boul. Décarie
Montréal, QC H4A 3J1




shirin.enger [at]


PhD (Med Phys), Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (2008); Postdoctoral Fellow, Université Laval, Québec (2011)

Research focus:

Brachytherapy, radiation dosimetry, patient specific dosimetry, Monte Carlo-based dose calculations, microdosimetry, radiation biology, detector development, radiation protection.

Key recent publications:

Current students:

PhD students (Principal supervisor):

Famulari, Gabriel

Fragoso Negrín, José A.

Kamio, Yuji

Morcos, Marc

Truong, Nguyen

Graduate Research Trainees (co-supervisor):

Serban, Monica

MSc candidates (Principal supervisor):

Carroll, Liam

DeCunha, Joseph

Kim, Peter Shingyu

Mao, Ximeng

Mégrourèche, Julien

Undergraduate Research Students (Principal supervisor):

Antaki, Majd

Bui, Alania

El-Irani, Mira

Shoemaker, Tristan

Thibodeau, Sam


Please visit my research webpage for further details regarding each student's project:

Membership in Professional Organizations:

American Brachytherapy Society - ABS

European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology - ESTRO

American Association of Physicists in Medicine - AAPM

Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists - COMP

Medical Physics for World Benefit