United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Donald Cool

Dr. Donald A. Cool is currently the Senior Advisor for Radiation Safety and International Liaison in the Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs with the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. He has previously served the NRC as the Director of the Division of Industrial and Medical Nuclear Safety, and as the Chief of the Radiation Protection and Health Effects Branch. Dr. Cool received his Doctorate in Radiation Biology from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1983. Dr. Cool is a member of the International Commission on Radiological Protection, Committee 4 on Application of the Commission's Recommendations, and has served on numerous panels and expert groups of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and the Nuclear Energy Agency Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health. He also serves as the Co-chairman of the U.S. Interagency Steering Committee on Radiation Standards.

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