David Stone, Ph. D.
Dr. Stone holds two interdisciplinary degrees (MA and PhD) from the University Professors Program at Boston University, the former combining studies in law, psychiatry, phenomenological philosophy and the latter combining philosophy of science, philosophy of technology, economics, sociology of work, organizational behavior, cognitive science, and expert systems. Over the past 20 years, Dr Stone has served as an academic research scientist (public policy, health services, public health, clinical medicine) at the Harvard School of Medicine, the Harvard School of Public Health, the Tufts University School of Medicine, and Sheffield University (UK). He has also served as founding director of the South East European Research Center (Greece), co-founder of the Pediatric and Adolescent Research Center at Tufts University, and as director of the Fenway Health Center Research Department in Boston. As an interdisciplinary researcher and team scientists, Dr. Stone has published in seven disciplines ranging from philosophy to clinical medicine. His most recent work examines the role of the tacit in interdisciplinarity. He currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Research at Northern Illinois University.