William Stone

Twelve honored as emeriti faculty

Pioneering nephrologist William Stone mourned

William J. Stone, MD, nephrologist and professor of Medicine, emeritus, who retired in December after 50 years as a member of the faculty of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, died Monday, May 11, at his home in Nashville. He was 83.

Nashville VA dialysis unit named in Stone’s honor

The Nashville Veterans Affairs Medical Center has dedicated its dialysis unit to William Stone, MD, a nephrologist and professor of Medicine at VUMC

William Stone, MD, second from left, poses with longtime friends and colleagues Roy Zent, MD, left, Ray Harris, MD, and Alp Ikizler, MD, following a “retirement symposium” held in his honor recently. Stone, professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology, is retiring this fall after 50 years on the Vanderbilt faculty.

Honoring Stone

William Stone, MD, was recently honored with a “retirement symposium.”

There once was a doctor from Vandy. With limericks he was quite handy.

William Stone, MD, has a talent for writing medical limericks. Girl from Nantucket: no. Smoker from Sewanee: yes.