6420-Stone, Jennifer

Jennifer A. Stone, MSOM, BA

Research Associate in Anesthesia

East West Acupuncture Inc.
357 S. Landmark Ave.

Bloomington, IN 47403


Jennifer A. M. Stone MSOM, LAc. has practiced acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for over 30 years, and participated in acupuncture research for 18 years.  She has participated in NIH funded research on both animal and human subjects. She served as Editor In Chief of JASA: The Journal of The American Society of Acupuncturists from 2014 to 2020, and is currently the senior editor of Medical Acupuncture.



Key Publications

Taylor-Swanson, Stone JA, Kingsley Gale M, Acupuncture for Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review of    Randomized Controlled Trials. Presented to the Washington State Bureau of Labor and Industries, September 30, 2016. Meridians: JAOM, Vol 4(3)2018:18-25

Fan AY, Miller DW, Bolash B, Bauer M, McDonald J, Faggert S, He H, Li YM, Matecki A, Camardella L, Koppelman MH, Stone JAM, Meade L, Pang J. Acupuncture's Role in Solving the Opioid Epidemic: Evidence, Cost-Effectiveness, and Care Availability for Acupuncture as a Primary, Non-Pharmacologic Method for Pain Relief and Management-White Paper 2017 J Integr Med. 2017 Nov;15(6):411-425. doi: 10.1016/S2095-4964(17)60378-9.

Miller DW, Roseen EJ, Stone JAM, Gardiner P, Olson J, Rosen S, Wayne P, Davis R, Coeytaux R; PCORI-SAR Stakeholder Group. Incorporating Acupuncture Into American Healthcare: Initiating a Discussion on Implementation Science, the Status of the Field, and Stakeholder Considerations. Glob Adv Health Med. 2021 Aug 25;10:21649561211042574. doi: 10.1177/21649561211042574. PMID: 34471570; PMCID: PMC8404666.

Veleber S, Weitzman M, Lu W, Cohen M, Adamo C, Maimon Y, Stone JA, The Role of Acupuncture Treatment in Cancer Centers: Practice Sustainability and Barriers to Providing TCM Services, Integrative Cancer Therapies (in process)

Stone JA, Successful Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia Using Dermatome Associated      Acupuncture, Meridians:JAOM, Vol 1(1)2014: pgs14-17 

Stone JAMJohnstone PAS, Gettelfinger G, Treatment of 13 Patients with Post-Herpetic Neuralgia using Acupuncture, Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology, Vol 8, No 4 (Fall), 2010: pp 000-124

Stone JAJohnstone PA, Greene S, Acupuncture for the Treatment of Symptoms Associated with Radiation Therapy, Acupuncture and Moxibustion as an Evidence Based Therapy for Cancer, Springer Publishing, Germany. Volume 3, 2012, pp 183-197

Stone JAJohnstone PA, Mechanisms of Action for Acupuncture in the Oncology Setting, Current Treatment Options in Oncology, 2010, DOI 10.1007/s11864-010-0128-y 

Stone JA. The status of acupuncture and oriental medicine in the United States. Chin J Integr Med. 2014 Apr;20(4):243-9. doi: 10.1007/s11655-014-1776-0. Epub 2014 Apr 3. PMID: 26972436.

Titles & Appointments

  • Research Associate in Anesthesia
  • Research Associate in Pediatrics
  • Education
    1991 MSOM Midwest College of Oriental Medicine
    1988 BA Ithaca College
  • Research

    Her research interests include acupuncture as an adjunct in the cancer setting for the palliation of symptoms associated with cancer treatments. She has published 3 papers and a book chapter on the use of acupuncture in the oncology setting and possible mechanisms behind the effects. Specifically she is interested in peripheral nerve pain and has conducted research on acupuncture for the treatment of post-herpetic neuralgia, publishing 2 papers on the findings. Her team at IUSM is currently working on a proposed research study to investigate the immunomodulatory mechanisms including mesenchymal stem cells on the effects of acupuncture in patients with post herpetic neuralgia.

  • Professional Organizations
    Society of Acupuncture Research
    Society of Integrative Oncology
  • Board Certifications
    National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
  • Clinical Interests
    Specializing in periperal neuropathy and parasthesia, idiopathic neuropthy and nerve disfunction, chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy, post herpetic neuralgia, idiopathic visceral pain, and symptoms associated with cancer treatments.
  • Awards
    Org: David and Lura Lovell Foundation
    Desc: ARDAIL: Acupuncture Research Dissemination. Advocacy Initiative for Literacy $8,000
    Scope: National
    Date: 2021-07-01
    Org: David and Lura Lovell Foundation
    Desc: "US Acupuncture Planning Project" $121,000.00 Recipient: Academic Consortium of Integrative Medicine and Health Role: PI (co-PI David Miller MD, LAc)
    Scope: National
    Date: 2020-01-16
    Org: NCCAOM
    Desc: Career Service Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2017-09-01
    Org: NCCAOM
    Desc: Career Service Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2016-09-01
    Org: NCCAOM
    Desc: Career Service Award
    Scope: National
    Date: 2015-09-01
    Org: Acupuncture Task Force of the Medical Licensing Board
    Desc: Gubernatorial Appointee
    Scope: State
    Date: 1999-05-01

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