Dr. Ronald Thomas, Ph.D. holds a Doctorate in Theoretical Evaluation and Research. He has been the lead statistician since 1997 with the Children’s Research Center of Michigan (CRCM), within the Department of Pediatrics at Wayne State School of Medicine. He is charged with assisting and training others in becoming more proficient in scientific inquiry, research strategies, evaluation and appraisal of studies, models and designs, and statistical analyses. He has had continual funding on governmental, state, and foundation grants since 1997. He has published over 170 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of pediatrics, including perinatal and pediatric pharmacology and infant health.