Richard Thompson, Ph.D., is Director of CT Research and Development Programs at Canon Medical Research USA, Inc. (CMRU) and leads the strategic definition and execution of programs that deliver advanced CT product solutions for Canon Medical Systems (CMS).
He has worked in medical imaging for 16 years, receiving his formal training and Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Pittsburgh in 2000. Following graduation, he spent 7 years at General Electric Corporate Research working in a variety of problems in medical imaging in X‑ray, CT and PET. He spent 7 years at Philips Healthcare working in CT R&D, eventually leading the CT Physics team there. He joined TMRU in 2014 as the Director of CT.
Richard has 6 patents.