Dr. Stoner received his Ph.D in microbiology from the University of Michigan in 1970. Currently, he is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University. He also has joint appointments in the Departments of Pathology, Oral Biology, and Human Nutrition.
Dr. Stoner has conducted studies in chemical carcinogenesis and cancer chemoprevention for more than 30 years focusing on cancers of the lung, esophagus and colon. Currently, his laboratories are conducting studies of the ability of various chemopreventive agents, including berries, to prevent cancer in the esophagus and colon. The results of his research are documented in more than 350 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. Dr. Stoner has received several awards including the NIH MERIT Award. He has served on multiple NIH study sections, most recently as Chair of the NIH/NCI Chemo/Dietary Prevention (CDP) Study Section. He also served as Chair of the Carcinogenesis, Environment and Nutrition Advisory Panel for the American Cancer Society. He is past President of the Carcinogenesis and Molecular Biology Specialty Sections of the Society of Toxicology, and of the Ohio Valley Society of Toxicology. He serves on the Editorial Boards of multiple journals including his role as Senior Editor for the Prevention section of Cancer Research.