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biostatistics educator

Richard Garth Cornell, American Biostatistics educator. Research, publications in biometrics to science jours. Served with United States Public Health Service, 1956-1958. Member Biometric Society (program chairman 1968, 71, president Eastern North America region 1975, council since 1978), American Statist. Association (chairman biometrics section 1973, program chairman annual meeting 1981), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi., PhiKappa Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon.

Background

Cornell, Richard Garth was born on November 18, 1930 in Cleveland. Son of Russell Gervas and Grace (Garlick) Cornell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Rochester, 1952; Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1954; Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1956.

Career

Statistician,, National Communicable Disease Center, Atlanta, 1956-1958; chief laboratory and field station statistics unit, National Communicable Disease Center, 1958-1960; associate professor statistics, Florida State University, 1960-1968; professor statistics, Florida State University, 1968-1971; professor, biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1971-1996; professor emeritus biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1996; department chairman, University of Michigan, 1981-1984, 90-93; interim dean public health, University of Michigan, 1993-1995. Consultant to government and industry.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research, publications in biometrics to science journals.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts. Share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

Served with United States Public Health Service, 1956-1958. Member Biometric Society (program chairman 1968, 71, president Eastern North America region 1975, council since 1978), American Statistical Association (chairman biometrics section 1973, program chairman annual meeting 1981), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi., Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon.

Connections

Married Valma Yvonne Edwards, June 3, 1961. Children: Sharon Cornell Murray, Russell Glenn, Carol Elizabeth Wheelock.

father:
Russell Gervas Cornell

mother:
Grace (Garlick) Cornell

spouse:
Valma Yvonne Edwards

children:
Carol Elizabeth Wheelock Cornell

Russell Glenn Cornell

Sharon Cornell Murray Cornell