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David King, CHP

Senior Health Physicist and Instructor

David King is a board-certified health physicist with over 30 years of experience as an environmental health physicist. He has been with ORAU since 2008 as a senior health physicist, project manager, and instructor. In addition to developing and delivering ORAU’s Professional Training Program materials, David focuses on planning, performing, and evaluating data from radiological characterization activities, especially as related to the Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual (MARSSIM) and data quality objectives development. He is a published author on a wide range of health physics topics including, but not limited to, nuclear terrorism (ISBN 1-930524-23-4), human health risk and dose assessment (Risk Analysis, Vol. 26, No. 1), and minimum detectable concentrations (Operational Radiation Safety, Vol. 102, No. 2). David holds a B.S. in Physics from Middle Tennessee State University and an M.S. in Radiological Engineering from the University of Tennessee. He became a certified health physicist in 2009 and a certified project management professional in 2012.

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