Dr. Hendry Ton

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Dr. Hendry Ton

Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, UC Davis Health

Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S., is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health and a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science. He served as the Director of Education at the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities where he led the development of a training program to help health care leaders make culturally transformational changes at academic, county, and state health organizations. He is also the founding medical director of the Transcultural Wellness Center of Asian Pacific Community Counseling; a community clinic that specializes in serving the mental health needs of Sacramento’s diverse Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

Dr. Ton received the UC Davis Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community in 2005, the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ Exemplary Psychiatrist Award in 2016, and six Deans’ Awards for Excellence for teaching, community engagement, inclusion, and mentoring over his eighteen years at UC Davis.

Dr. Ton presents nationally on the topics of diversity, equity, inclusion, education, professionalism, culturally responsive health care, and system change.  His areas of interests include diversity, equity, and inclusion, professionalism, cultural psychiatry, humanistic psychology, medical student education, and faculty development.