In 1990, Dr. Stone received a PhD from Washington State University, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, Washington. Her undergraduate education was completed at the University of California, and includes a MPH in 1972 from UC Berkley and a DVM in 1981 from UC Davis. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, 1993. Throughout the course of her educational endeavors, Dr. Stone received the following academic honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Washington State University, 1968, Phi Zeta, University of California-Davis, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1980, Iota chapter, Washington State University, 1991-2006, and Alpha Delta chapter, St. George’s University, 2006-present.
From 2006 to the present, Dr. Stone has held the position of Professor at St. George’s University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pathobiology. She served as chair of the department from 202014-2017. She is also Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and served as Coordinator of the dual degree DVM/MPH program from 2006-2010.
Some of Dr. Stone’s previous professional experience includes Assistant Professor, (1990-1997) and Associate Professor (1997-2006), Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology at Washington State University. Additional administrative experience includes the administration of several research grants while at Washington State University and as the project director on a California State Department of Health contract to provide training in family planning counseling for Northern California County public health and social service personnel. Dr. Stone has been recognized for teaching as a co-recipient of the Merck AgVet National Award for Creativity in Teaching, 1995: Title: “The Diagnostic Challenges.” WSU’s entry and the national award winner in competition with all veterinary schools in North America and the recipient of the 2002 Jerry Newbrey Teaching Scholar WSU CVM Award.