Dr Stone graduated in Medicine from the University of Sydney in 1993 and completed specialist pulmonology training at some of Sydney’s leading teaching Hospitals before completing a Masters in Medicine at the University of Sydney. She has been a consultant thoracic physician at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney since 2004 with a conjoint appointment at the University of New South Wales. Her interest and expertise in thoracic oncology has developed since she founded the St Vincent’s Hospital Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Team in 2006. This group has attracted development support from the Cancer Institute of New South Wales, runs an integrated, prospective electronic database and employs dedicated research assistants. Dr Stone runs a specialist Lung Cancer Clinic at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre at St Vincent’s Hospital, participates in clinical lung cancer trials at both Principal and Co-Investigator levels and collaborates in translational research across multiple institutions. She is currently undertaking doctoral studies at the University of Sydney investigating structured reporting, real-time data and the effect of multidisciplinary care on lung cancer outcomes. Dr Stone was a member of the WCLC 2013 Local Organising Committee, has been on the IASLC Tobacco Control Committee since 2013, contributes to the monthly News from the IASLC Tobacco Control Committee column in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology and is Associate Editor for the Journal of Thoracic Oncology.
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