Stephen P. Stone, MD
Member of the Editorial Board
Section Editor for Comment and Controversy

Doctor Stephen P. Stone is Professor and Director of Clinical Research in the Division of Dermatology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, IL. He graduated from Tufts University and received his MD from New York University School of Medicine. After serving with the U.S. Navy, he completed a residency in dermatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

He has received numerous honors and citations throughout his distinguished career including Best Doctors in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care and Who’s Who in America. He is past Editor-in-Chief of Dialogues in Dermatology, the American Academy of Dermatology’s audio journal. He served as the 67th president of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Doctor Stone has given more than 190 lectures and Grand Rounds presentations outside of his university, including such venues as Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, and Guangzhou, China, the Icelandic Dermatology Association, in Reykjavik, the Congresso da Sociedade Brasileira Dermatologia, in Curitiba and Salvador, Brazil, the Philippine Dermatological Society Annual Meeting in Manila, the Canadian Dermatological Association, Dermatrends III in Chiang Mai, Thailand, Hong Kong, and the World Congress of the International Society of Dermatology in Prague, Czech Republic. His particular interests include psoriasis and other inflammatory skin diseases, acne, occupational dermatology, and skin cancer. He has been an investigator or sub-investigator in more than 40 clinical studies, more than half involving the treatment of psoriasis.