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Roberts Promoted to Associate Director of ORAU’s Independent Environmental Assessment and Verification Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2008
FY08-15

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—Sarah Roberts was recently promoted to associate director of Oak Ridge Associated Universities’ (ORAU) Independent Environmental Assessment and Verification programs.

In her new position, Roberts will perform business development activities and serve as a technical expert on issues related to health physics and radiological surveys. The position will also require Roberts to ensure that appropriate procedures for surveys, laboratory analyses, quality, and health and safety have been implemented, as well as assist with the overall administration and technical direction of the ORAU’s environmental assessment and verification activities.

Roberts joined ORAU in 2005 and was promoted to survey projects manager in 2007, where she was responsible for managing a team of health physicists and survey technicians who performed radiological surveys to verify the remediation efforts at decontamination and decommissioning projects across the United States. She also previously served as a project leader whose main responsibilities included planning, implementing and managing radiological and chemical surveys, as well as verification of recently remediated sites managed by the U.S. Department of Energy and licensed by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Roberts, a certified health physicist with the American Board of Health Physics, earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Ohio University and a master’s degree in health physics from Colorado State University.

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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Sarah Roberts has been promoted to associate director of Oak Ridge Associated Universities’ (ORAU) Independent Environmental Assessment and Verification programs.
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