Heather Baxter began her employment with RSCS in June of 2022 as a Sr. Staff Health Physicist. She has a BS in chemistry and an MS in nuclear chemistry with over 18 years experience in radiochemistry, health physics and radiation protection. Her experience includes work at operating nuclear plants and soil remediation sites with radiological contamination. She was the chairperson for the NEI Radiological and Environmental Committee from 2016 to 2019 and is currently a member of that committee.
Heather worked at Duke Power/Progress Energy from 2006 through 2019 where she earned several performance awards. She is certified by NRRPT, OSHA certifications, waste-water licenses and is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) which she earned while working for RSCS. She is also a member of a variety of professional organizations.
Heather recently passed Part 1 and Part 2 of the exam administered by the American Board of Health physics and through this she has recently achieved the professional designation of a Certified Health Physicist (CHP). Our family at RSCS congratulates Heather for this important career achievement. She is now recognized as our organization’s 14th CHP