International rehabilitation and the relationship between culture and disability.
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Buffalo NY, 14214
Phone: (716) 829-6739
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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 (CIRRIE). 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