Stasun received his Bachelors of Science at Western Reserve University.
He graduated from the School of Dentistry at Case Western Reserve.
After dental school Dr. Stasun joined the United States Public Health
service with the rank of Captain. He had a one-year rotating dental
after which he was assigned to the Indian Health Service. For two years
he was in charge of three Indian dental clinics, one on the rim, and
another at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. The third location was at
Sherman Indian High School in Riverside, California. Being the only dentist at
the three Public Health facilities Dr. Stasun performed all aspects of
dentistry from restorations and root canals to oral surgery including
third molar extractions and the occasional broken jaw. The
physician at the Peach Springs reservation would often call upon Dr.
Stasun to suture facial wounds. He left the service as a Lt.
Commander and attended the University of California in San Francisco for
his orthodontic residency. After his residency he specialized
exclusively in orthodontics.