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Panelist: John R. Stone, MD, PhD
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John R. Stone, MD, PhD

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Physician and Philosopher/Bioethicist
Creighton University Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska
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Dr. Stone is Professor, Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Creighton University School of Medicine; Graduate Faculty, the Center’s Master’s Degree in Health Care Ethics (; and co-executive director, Creighton’s Center for Promoting Health and Health Equality. His focus is on social justice and population group inequities in health and healthcare, especially unjust inequalities related to race and ethnicity. His efforts include teaching, scholarship/writing, and program development and guidance.

Dr. Stone’s MD is from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and his PhD in philosophy is from Brown University. After two years of residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, he completed a cardiology fellowship at the University of Missouri Medical Center-Columbia and was chief resident in medicine. Dr. Stone practiced cardiology primarily in Missoula, Montana where he co-founded the Institute of Medicine and Humanities. After graduate school in philosophy and prior to his work at Creighton, he was Associate Professor with the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care, Tuskegee University, Alabama. At Tuskegee, Dr. Stone collaborated in NIH-funded programs to address health disparities with colleagues at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa), and Morehouse School of Medicine (Atlanta).

Publications have recently addressed (1) physicians’ ethical responsibilities to address “upstream” social influences on health, (2) bioethics, cross-cultural training, and healthcare inequalities, and (3) ethics, trustworthiness, and health disparities (with Dr. Annette Dula).

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