Cosby A. Stone, Jr, MD, MPH


Instructor in Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care, Department of Medicine

Brief Description
Cosby Allen Stone, Jr., received his baccalaureate degree, magna cum laude, in mathematics from Vanderbilt University in 2004. He obtained his MD and MPH degrees in 2010 from the University of Alabama Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Birmingham, Alabama. During this period (2008-2009), he worked in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, supported as a Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholar. He did his internship and residency at Yale in internal medicine and pediatrics, serving as chief resident in 2014. In July of 2014, Dr. Stone entered the Vanderbilt fellowship training program in allergy and immunology and completed that program in June of 2019. Dr. Stone has expertise in epidemiology, clinical drug allergy, and translational mechanistic projects in drug and vaccine allergy. Dr. Stone is engaged in pioneering clinical/translational research specifically focused on beta lactam antibiotic allergies with a secondary interest in immediate excipient allergies to alpha-gal and polyethylene glycols/polysorbates. Dr. Stone has been lauded for his human touch as a clinician. He is not only an exceptional physician, but his warm, personal style, combined with a tireless, solid commitment to his patients, contribute to his effectiveness on the whole. He has been interviewed more than 10 times by regional print and television media and nationally by National Geographic, US News and World Report, the NPR radio network, and the New York Times. He is fluent in Spanish and has a strong interest in languages, poetry, writing, and history.


MD - University of Alabama, 2010
MPH - University of Alabama, 2010
BS Mathematics - Vanderbilt University College of Arts and Sciences, 2004
Honors and Awards
Vanderbilt/APCCM Teaching Award 2020