Baltimore – The Kennedy Krieger Institute, a non-profit organization known internationally for providing a wide range of health and educational services to children, adolescents, and adults with illnesses, disorders, or injuries that affect the nervous system, announced the sponsorship of Jacqueline Stone, PhD. MPA, PT becomes the first clinical director, a new managerial position at the institute.
In this newly expanded role, Stone will oversee the clinical operations of the Institute for Non-Medical Clinical Services and work closely with the CEO and COO on the strategic planning and implementation of the organization.
"In her 24 years with Kennedy Krieger, DR. Stone has provided outstanding leadership roles in a variety of areas including leading our clinical programs, managing business development, and contracting. Leading community programs and medical provider relationships; her most recent work with our efforts to expand telehealth; and our diversity and inclusion initiatives, "said Dr. Brad Schlaggar, President and CEO of the Kennedy Krieger Institute." It works across departments and programs and benefits all of our patients, students and their families. We look forward to the valuable contributions that we know will be an important member of our leadership team. "
During her tenure at Kennedy Krieger, Stone held various positions, including as deputy director of physiotherapy, co-director for the Center for Diversity in Public Health Leadership Training and as a key faculty member in Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) ) Program at Kennedy Krieger. For the past 18 months, Dr. Stone vice president of clinical programs.
Stone is from New Jersey and holds a BS in Physiotherapy from the University of Maryland Baltimore. She received a master's degree in public administration from the University of Baltimore and a doctorate in organizational leadership from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Stone is originally from Elizabeth, N.J. and currently resides in Ellicott City, MD.
Known internationally, Kennedy Krieger is transforming the lives of more than 25,000 people annually through inpatient and outpatient medical, behavioral health and wellness therapies, home and nonprofit services, school-based programs, professional and legal training.
Kennedy Krieger offers a wide range of services to children, adolescents, and adults with illnesses, disorders, or injuries affecting the nervous system, from mild to severe. The institute hosts a team of researchers who contribute to the understanding of the origin of disorders while promoting new interventions and methods for early detection, prevention and treatment.
For more information, KennedyKrieger.org.