Michael Stone, MBA; MHA; MIS

Michael J Stone, MBA; MHA; MIS, Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Name: Michael J Stone, MBA; MHA; MIS, Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Military and Emergency Medicine
Director, Administration and Finance
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Healthcare Information Technology
Group Practice Management Operations

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-0223


Utah State University BA, Liberal Arts (Magna Cum Laude) 1997
Utah State University MBA, 1999
Squadron Officers School (correspondence) March 2002
University of Colorado at Denver MS, Healthcare Administration, 2004
University of Colorado at Denver MS, Management of Information Systems, 2004
Squadron Officer School (in residence) Maxwell AFB, AL, Class 04-C (Top Third Graduate) 2004
Air Command and Staff College (seminar) May 2007
Air War College (correspondence) Dec 2012


Biography –
Lt Col Michael J. Stone
Assistant Professor, Military and Emergency Medicine Dept, USUHS
Director, Administration and Finance, MEM
United States Air Force, Medical Service Corps, MBA, MHA, MIS, FACMPE, CISSP, Security +

Lt Col Stone is the Director, Administration and Finance for the Military and Emergency Medicine (MEM) Department. He is also an Assistant Professor in MEM. He has a Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Healthcare Administration and a Master of Science in Information Systems. He has served over 17 years as a Healthcare Administrator in the Air Force in the roles of Resource Management Officer, Medical Logistics Officer, Group Practice Manager, Chief Information Officer, TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration Director, Chief of the Cyber Security Division of the Defense Health Agency, Inspector General and Medical Wing Administrator. Lt Col Stone deployed to Afghanistan as a Medical Planner for the NATO forces and Advisor to the Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police Surgeons General. He also served as the deputy Medical Adviser to the Commander Resolute Support in Afghanistan. He is a Fellow with the American College of Medical Practice Executives and holds Security + and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certifications.
Lt Col Stone has worked tirelessly to optimize patient care by leveraging technology and fostering an environment of patient centered care in the Air Force Medical Service and Joint Service medicine. He was instrumental in breaking down barriers to accrediting new medical technology for all Services by establishing the Defense Health Agency Cyber Security Division. Lt Col Stone also taught and embodied the Principle Centered Leadership model as defined by Stephen Covey both in a civilian retail setting and throughout his military career. He is also engaged as a facilitator for group discussions on professional military ethics for healthcare providers and authored a chapter on Healthcare Information Systems in a unique Military Medicine textbook.
Lt Col Stone is married to the former Mylinda Redd of Farmington, Utah. They have twelve children: Brittany, Allison, Michael, Aunnika, Catherine, Hans, Daniel, Lucy, Gideon, Joseph, Isaac and Faith.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Deputy Medical Adviser to Operation Resolute Support Commander, Kabul, Afghanistan Oct 2014 - May 2016