Linda Stone, Ph.D.

Linda Stone served as CEO of the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County and as a liaison between DOH-S and the CHCSC board of directors before being hired to serve as the CEO of CHCSC, a Federally Qualified Health Center that serves over 26,000 low-income medical and dental patients.

She is responsible for overseeing a smooth transition of operations across all business functions and delivery sites.

Linda led the National Committee on Quality Assurance Patient Centered Medical Home recognition and serves as the Chair for the Strategic Planning Committee of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Sarasota County.

She has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Banking and Finance from University of Florida; a master’s degree in education from Stetson University; and a doctorate in Instructional Leadership and Support/Infant Development and Educational Psychology from University of Florida.