Kathlyn Stone

Health, Science, Public Policy, Pharma
University of Minnesota, Duluth


  • Medical and business writer covering clinical trials, regulatory policies, and business trends for medical journals, trade magazines, and digital publications
  • Led media relations strategy for American Academy of Neurology, focusing on clinical research, medical education, and public outreach
  • Wrote reports for Neurology, a prestigious twice-monthly scientific journal
  • Currently serves as the associate editor of HealthNewsReview.org.



Kathlyn Stone is a former writer for The Balance, contributing to all verticals. As a writer, Stone drew from her work reporting on how the pharmaceutical industry shapes—and is shaped by—federal policies and global trends.

Stone's work has appeared in the Annals of Neurology, Lancet Neorology, and Oncology News International, among other publications. Prior to trying her hand at writing, Stone was the director of communications for the Minnesota Trade Office and the senior media relations manager at the American Academy of Neurology. Today, Stone serves as the associate editor of HealthNewsReview.org.

Stone currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.


Stone earned a bachelor's degree in communications at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.