Robyn I. Stone

Robyn I. Stone, DrPH, is a noted researcher and internationally recognized authority on health care
and aging policy. In June 1999, she joined the American Association of Homes and Services for the
Aging to establish and oversee the Institute for the Future of Aging Services. She is the Institute’s
executive director.

Dr. Stone has held senior research and policy positions in both the federal government and the
private sector. During the Clinton Administration, she served in the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disability, Aging, and Long-term Care Policy from
1993 through 1996 and as Assistant Secretary for Aging in 1997. In the 1980s and early 1990s, she was
a senior researcher at the National Center for Health Services Research and at Project HOPE’s Center
for Health Affairs. Dr. Stone has served on the staff of two national task forces, the 1989 Bipartisan
Commission on Comprehensive Health Care (the Pepper Commission) and the 1993 Clinton
Administration Task Force on Health Care Reform.

Dr. Stone is a distinguished speaker and has been published widely in the areas of long-term care,
chronic care for the disabled, and family caregiving. Her doctorate in public health is from the
University of California, Berkeley. August 2000