Jacqueline Stone, Ph.D., P.T.

Jacqueline Stone
Jackie Stone
Director of Dissemination

Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443) 923-2792
Email: stone@kennedykrieger.org

As Director, Information Dissemination, Dr. Stone works in concert with the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) leadership team and community partners to ensure wide dissemination of disability related information in multiple formats, and to all stakeholders. In addition she serves as the Training Coordinator for the MCDD’s Pre-Service Training Core function, and the Leadership and Clinical Education Director for the Maternal Child Health Careers/RISE-UP Project, a CDC funded collaborative grant awarded to Kennedy Krieger Institute, providing training and mentorship to undergraduate students interested in public healthKennedy Krieger Institute.


Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Stone received a bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland Baltimore, her master’s in Public Administration from the University of Baltimore, and a doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. She currently holds an adjunct faculty position at the University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences.


Research Summary:

Dr. Stone has an extensive background in healthcare serving persons with functional needs and training expertise in MCH related disciplines; this provides her with the experience needed to assist the MCDD in future work in dissemination of information on disability related topics and training our next generation of public health professionals. Dr. Stone currently leads the Resource Finder which responds to over 1400 inquires annually for disability related information and training from self-advocates, caregivers, and professionals. Dr. Stone will serve as the MCDD’s primary resource in the development of leadership training programs in the state. 

She serves on the Board of Directors for Alliance, Inc., a non-profit serving self-advocates with mental health and developmental disabilities in Maryland.

Dr. Stone has research interests in bridging the gap to ensure disability research is incorporated into public health.  One vehicle to facilitate this integration is through leadership development for trainees and professionals in public health.  She is currently pursuing the use of several leadership assessment tools to measure training and mentorship effectiveness for public health trainees, one being the Maternal Child Health Leadership Competencies.


Research Publications:

Stone, J. D., Attoh, P.  A., D’Abundo, M. L., Gong, T., and Belcher, H. M. E. (submitted).

Stone, J. Association of Health Professional Leadership Behaviors on Health Promotion Knowledge and Practices. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 00, 000-000.  

Stone, J. (2010). Leadership behaviors of health professionals and the associations with knowledge, attitudes and practices related to health promotion for individuals with developmental disabilities. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

Stone, J. (2009). Emergency Preparedness Training Module. Transition to Adult Healthcare Self-Advocacy Project. A project of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute. 

Carney, J., Stone, J., Demetrides, S., Levy, J., Levey, E. (revised 2003). Transition of Adolescents with Disabilities to Adulthood: The Role of Health Care Provider. A final report to the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Kinsman, S.L., Levey, E., Ruffing, V., Stone, J., & Warren, L. (2000). Beyond Multidisciplinary Care: A New Conceptual Model for Spina Bifida Services. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 10, 1-4.

Stone, J., Bowman, L., Carney, J., Cohen, E., Demetrides, S., Johnson, G., Lawrence, J., Levey, E., Levy, J., Warren, L.  (2000). Facilitating Care for Children with Special Health Care Needs through Enhanced Communication-between Medical Specialists and Educational Providers.  A final report to the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Levey, E., Kinsman,S., Stone, J., Ruffing, V., Warren, L.(2000). Recommended Guidelines of Care for Children and Adolescents with Spina Bifida. A final report to the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.