Robyn I. Stone, Dr.P.H., a noted researcher on health care and aging policy, established and serves as executive director of the Institute for the Future of Aging Services, housed within the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging. Dr. Stone has held senior research and policy positions in both the U.S. government and the private sector. She was a political appointee in the Clinton Administration, serving in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as deputy assistant secretary for disability, aging, and long-term care policy from 1993 through 1996 and as assistant secretary for aging in 1997. Dr. Stone took part in the 1989 Bipartisan Commission on Comprehensive Health Care (the Pepper Commission) and the 1993 Clinton Administration Task Force on Health Care Reform. Dr. Stone's doctorate in public health is from the University of California, Berkeley.