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John G. Orme, PhD

Inducted in 2015

Dr. John Orme is a professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Tennessee where he teaches interdisciplinary Ph.D. statistics courses and outcome-informed evidence-based practice. His research has focused on foster families, and much of this research was funded by Casey Family Programs. Also, a significant portion of his research has focused on the development and testing of measures for social work practice and research, applied statistical issues, and outcome-informed evidence-based practice. He has co-authored seven books and numerous peer-reviewed articles in these areas.

Dr. Orme is a graduate of the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis (MSW, 1981, Ph.D., 1983). Upon receiving his Ph.D., he completed a two-year NIMH post-doctoral fellowship in research on the delivery of mental health services at the University of Chicago in the Department of Behavioral Sciences (Committee on Methodology of Behavioral Research). Prior to coming to the University of Tennessee in 1993, he was on the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Social Work (1988-1993) and Louisiana State University School of Social Work (1985-1987).

To access Dr. Orme’s Faculty Page, click here: The University of Tennessee, College of Social Work.

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