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A conversation with Morton Kramer

Jonas H. Ellenberg

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Morton Kramer was born on March 21, 1914, in Baltimore, Maryland. He received an A.B. degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1934 and a D.Sc. in 1939. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, an Honorary Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. He is the recipient of the Health-For-All Medal of the World Health Organization and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Johns Hopkins University. During his tenure at NIH from 1949 through 1975, he served as Chief of the Biometrics Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health. He was awarded both the Department of Health, Education and Welfare Superior Service and Distinguished Service awards. Since leaving NIH, he was Professor of Biostatistics at the School of Hygiene and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and in 1984 became Professor Emeritus.

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Statist. Sci., Volume 12, Number 2 (1997), 103-107.

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Ellenberg, Jonas H. A conversation with Morton Kramer. Statist. Sci. 12 (1997), no. 2, 103--107. doi:10.1214/ss/1029963426.

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