International rehabilitation and the relationship between culture and disability.
Buffalo NY, 14214
Phone: (716) 829-6739
Fax: (716) 829-3217
John H. Stone, PhD, MPA is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science.
Prior to becoming a faculty member at UB, Stone held faculty positions in Brazil for 17 years. At the UB, he initially worked as education director in the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Aging and the Center for Assistive Technology. Since 1999, he has directed the federally-funded Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange (view some archived CIRRIE resources). He has been at UB since 1991.
A former Peace Corps Volunteer in India, his interests include international rehabilitation and the relationship between culture and disability. He has edited a book on culture and disability, a 13 volume monograph series, The Rehabilitation Provider's Guide to Cultures of the Foreign-Born and co-edited The International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation. He also co-directs a study abroad program, Health in Brazil, and is a past co-director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Health in Housing.