We are hosting a healthcare reform discussion, lead by Dr. Rob Stone. Come for some great information and discussion, and learn how to get involved! Dr. Stone’s bio is below.
Rob Stone is the Director and Founder of Hoosiers for a Commonsense Health Plan (HCHP.info) and the State Coordinator in Indiana for Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP.org). Since 2009 he has been on the PNHP Board of Directors. Dr. Stone practiced emergency medicine at Indiana University Health Bloomington from 1983 to 2011. He now is the Medical Director of Palliative Care at the hospital. He has been a national leader in the movement to divest from for-profit health insurance and is the National Coordinator for the Divestment Campaign for Healthcare – HealthCareNotWealthCare.US.
Born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, he graduated from Dartmouth College Phi Beta Kappa, and the University of Colorado Medical School. Dr. Stone lectures to medical and lay audiences on health care reform throughout Indiana and beyond. 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. During the heat of the healthcare debate in June 2009, he presented to the Blue Dog Democratic Caucus in Washington, DC.