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Frederick L. Stone, Ph.D. (1915-1998)

Frederick Logan Stone, Ph.D., served as president of New York Medical College from 1970 to 1971.

Prior to becoming president, Dr. Stone served in various capacities at National Institutes of Health (NIH), ultimately being appointed as NIH's National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) second director from 1964 until 1970.

In addition to his leadership positions at NIH, Stone's career included service in the Marine Corps during World War II where he was awarded two Purple Hearts. In 1954 and 1955, he was assistant vice chancellor for professional services in the schools of the health professions at the University of Pittsburgh.

Born in Biloxi, Miss., Dr. Stone earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 1937 from Middlebury College in Vermont. He continued his studies at the University of Rochester, where he earned a Master of Science in biology in 1942 and a Ph.D. in biology and genetics in 1948.

Frederick L. Stone, Ph.D., passed away on October 19, 1998, at the age of 83 in Alabama.