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OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Sept. 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 first fellow was elected in 1914 and 2,107 members have been elected Fellows of the ASA as of 2005. About Fellows
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Citation from 156th Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association 1996 Award presentation of new fellows--- Edward L. Frome, Member of the Senior Research Staff, Statistics Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory: For contributions to the development of Poisson regression techniques and their application to dose-response curve methodology; for modeling of radiation risks; and for dedicated service to the profession.
Frome has worked at ORNL since 1981. He an adjunct Professor at University of North Carolina. Frome has also been employed at Oak Ridge Associated Universities. In addition to the American Statistical Association, Frome is a member of the Biometrics Society and is a Statistical consultant for the 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.
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