Oak Ridge, Tenn.—Jennifer Hoff, Ph.D, has been named the new deputy project manager of the ORAU Team Dose Reconstruction Project for National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Hoff has served as associate director on the NIOSH Dose Reconstruction Project since 2021 and has worked on this project in different capacities since 2003.
In her new position, Hoff will work with the project manager in both strategic and operational leadership of her team. She will also guide her team to exceed expectations in their duties of continuing the key missions of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act. She will take over the role in October, when current Deputy Project Manager Matt McFee retires.
“We are thrilled that Jennifer will be taking on this role,” said Jeff Miller, Ph.D., senior vice president and director of ORAU Government Services. “She has been an important part of the NIOSH project for almost 20 years, and her experience and knowledge made her the best choice. We cannot wait to see what Jennifer will do as deputy project manager.”
Before starting her current role as an associate director, Hoff worked as a manager on the project for 12 years. Prior to that, she served as a health physicist.
Hoff earned a doctorate in nuclear engineering from the University of Tennessee — Knoxville in 2003. She also holds a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree from the same school, both in nuclear engineering with a concentration in radiological engineering.
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