Richard Stone, MD, is the Chief of Staff and Director of the Adult Acute Leukemia Program at Dana-Farber, and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Stone is nationally recognized for his translational and clinical research concerning blood and bone marrow malignancies including acute leukemia, myeloproliferative disorders and myelodysplastic syndrome [MDS] (a bone marrow failure state that may convert to leukemia).
In addition to his work at Dana-Farber, Stone serves as Chair of the Medical Oncology Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Chair of the Medical Advisory Board of the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation and Chairman of the Leukemia Core Committee for the national cooperative trials group the Alliance.
Dr. Stone earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1981. He completed his internal medicine residency training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and his hematology-oncology fellowship at Dana-Farber.