- Certified Health Physicist, Comprehensive Practice #3513, 1993
- M.S., Health Physics, University of Pittsburgh, 1991
- B.S., Environmental Health (Health Physics), Purdue University, 1983
Jack Buddenbaum specializes in radiological site decommissioning and risk assessment services. Jack is an expert in site characterization of environmental impacts from both radioactive and chemical contaminants, risk assessment, and environmental restoration. He is a Certified Health Physicist with the American Board of Health Physics and has 14 years of experience in the nuclear industry and risk assessment field. He has extensive experience working with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC), U.S. EPA, U.S. DOE, U.S.DOD, and various state agencies. Jack participated in several aspects of the Oak Ridge Dose Reconstruction Study including historical investigations, source term developments for key contaminants, combined radiological and chemical risk assessments, and public communication. He also contributed to the Rocky Flats Dose Reconstruction Study by providing key technical support for issues related to plutonium and uranium emissions. Jack has been instrumental in developing risk-based approaches for many sites, and has worked extensively with regulatory agencies and the public.