Robert C. Stone

Rob Stone is the Director and Co-Founder of Hoosiers for a Commonsense Health Plan (HCHP) and the State Coordinator in Indiana for Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP). Since 2009 he has sat on the PNHP national board. Dr. Stone has practiced emergency medicine at Bloomington Hospital since 1983. He was the Medical Director of the Community Health Access Program Clinic in Bloomington from 2005 to 2007 until it transformed into the Volunteers in Medicine Clinic. He continues to volunteer at the new clinic. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Stone is past Director of the Bloomington Hospital Emergency Department and past Chief of Staff of Bloomington Hospital. He was on the Bloomington Hospital Board of Directors from 1998 to 2004. In 2008 he was elected as the Alternate Trustee for the Second District, Indiana State Medical Society Board of Trustees. He has served for many years on the board of Unity Physician Group. Born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, he graduated from Dartmouth College Phi Beta Kappa, and the University of Colorado Medical School. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Stone lectures to medical and lay audiences on health care reform throughout Indiana and beyond. He has appeared before the Indiana State Legislature. In 2006 he received the Quentin Young Health Activist Award from PNHP. In March 2007, he and his wife Karen Green Stone were named Citizens of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers Indiana Region 6 for their work with HCHP. In May 2007, the Indiana Public Health Association presented its Citizen Advocacy Award to Hoosiers for a Commonsense Health Plan.