Oak Ridge National Laboratory


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Media Contact: Fred Strohl (strohlhf@ornl.gov)
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ORNL researcher Frome named fellow of statistical association

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Sep. 25, 1996 — Ed Frome, a senior research staffer in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been named a fellow of the American Statistical Association.

The association is composed of 18,500 members who are professional statisticians, quantitative scientists and users of statistics. Founded in 1839, it is one of the nation's oldest professional associations.

Frome has worked at ORNL since 1971. He is on the adjunct faculty at the University of North Carolina the University of Texas, teaching biostatistics. Frome has also been employed at Oak Ridge Associated Universities. In addition to the American Statistical Association, Frome has memberships in the Biometrics Society and Radiation Research Society.

He earned a B.S. degree in physics and M.S. degree in statistics from the University of Florida. Frome has a doctorate in statistics and biometry from Emory University. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Anesthesiology at Emory.

Frome and his wife, Ann, have two children, Daniel, 16, and Julie, 10. The family resides in Oak Ridge.

ORNL, one of DOE's multiprogram national research and development facilities, is managed by Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corp.