STONE--Diane Lipson,

1 August 1945 to 30 October 2017. A loving mother and generous friend who was resilient in overcoming obstacles. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University, Dr. Stone was the first woman named Chief Resident in Psychiatry at Columbia, in 1973. During a 40-year career in New York City, Dr. Stone treated veterans, the homeless mentally ill, and other vulnerable populations, as well as private patients. She is survived by her daughter, Emily Stone, and her brother, Lewis Lipson. Donations may be made to the Diane Lipson Stone, M.D. P&S '70 Scholarship Fund at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University (contact Laura Tenenbaum at 212-342-2108 or: [email protected]

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Published by New York Times on May 6, 2018.
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I worked with Diane at Bellevue Hospital in the early 1990s. She was a consummate professional and had a tremendous heart, I have fond memories of her. I am sorry to hear of her passing.
Belinda Greenfield
September 16, 2020
Emily and Lewis,
I am saddened to read about Diane's passing. I am glad to have been her colleague at Bellevue Hospital. I am sorry for your loss;may she rest in peace.
John Shanahan, LCSW
May 16, 2018
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