Recent messages and statements from leadership at UC Davis Health and the Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan

Posted Friday, June 26, 2020

Hi Everyone,

Over the past few weeks, the HEDI team have been working with partners to plan and take action to address structural racism and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. We have developed a 4-point plan that includes things that we have done or are doing, things that we will do, and things that you and your department can do. You can find our action plan here. We consider this a living document and will update this as we identify new strategies and make progress on existing actions. We would also love to hear your thoughts, feedback, and what you are doing to address racism and inequities, so feel free to contact us.

In health and solidarity, Hendry

Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


UC Davis nursing school names new Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Dean

Posted Thursday, June 25, 2020

News update from The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis announcing the appointment of Piri Ackerman-Barger, Ph.D., R.N., to the newly created position of Associate Dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

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Action plan following statement on George Floyd

Posted Friday, June 5, 2020

Message from Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S., Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

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Statement in Solidarity with Black Faculty

Posted Sunday, May 31, 2020

Joint message from Kimberly Nettles-Barcelon, Ph.D., CAMPSSAH Faculty Director; Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S., Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; and Mariel Vazquez, Ph.D., CAMPOS Faculty Director, Michael Rios, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Public Scholarship and Engagement, and Raquel E. Aldana, J.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Diversity.

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Leadership statement on George Floyd

Posted Sunday, May 31, 2020

Joint message from David A. Lubarsky, M.D., M.B.A., CEO for UC Davis Health; Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S., Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; and Allison Brashear, M.D., M.B.A. and Stephen Cavanagh, PhD, MPA, RN, FACHE, FAAN, the deans of the School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.

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Statement on rejecting coronavirus xenophobia

Posted Friday, February 21, 2020

Message from Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S., Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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