Long Term Care Team Lead
CDC Division of Healthcare Quality and Promotion
Dr. Stone is the Team Lead for Long-term Care for the Prevention and Response Branch within CDC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion. She is a Board-certified infectious disease physician with a research and clinical background in managing infections and antibiotic resistant pathogens in post-acute and long-term care settings. She completed her internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins University followed by an infectious disease fellowship at Emory University.
In her role at CDC, Dr. Stone oversees the development of guidance, educational resources, and implementation tools to support infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship activities in nursing homes. She and her colleagues provide technical assistance to the CMS groups developing policies and regulatory guidance for nursing homes; support public health, quality improvement and nursing home partner efforts to strengthen infection prevention and control programs, and assist state and local health departments responding to outbreaks of infections and antibiotic resistant organisms in this setting.