ORISE Business Areas

Independent Environmental Assessment and Verification

Science Education Programs

Occupational Exposure and Worker Studies

Professional and Technical Training

Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site

National Security and Emergency Management

Scientific Peer Reviews

Worker and Public Health Communication

Other Business Areas


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by Oak Ridge Associated Universities
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Independent Environmental Assesment and Verification

At the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), our team of health physicists, environmental specialists, radiochemists, and radiological engineers are recognized nationally for their expertise in:

Survey Projects
ORISE is a leader in the field of independent radiological surveys and environmental assessments, which we have performed for federal and state agencies for more than 25 years.

Health Physics
ORISE offers health physics solutions in a number of technical areas for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), as well as other federal and state agencies.

For more information

Eric Abelquist
Director, Independent Environmental Assessment & Verification

Sarah Roberts, CHP
Assoc. Program Director

Tim Vitkus, CHP
Survey Projects Manager


ORISE employees taking soil samples