Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S., is Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and a clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. He serves as the director of education at the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities, where he authored a training program to teach health care leaders how to make culturally and linguistically appropriate system 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 2007 Dean's Award for Excellence in Community Engagement for his work with communities, ethnic minorities, and cultural competence; and the National Alliance on Mental Illness' Exemplary Psychiatrist Award in 2016.
Dr. Ton has presented nationally on the topics of cultural competence, education, and system change, and regularly receives teaching, leadership, and community awards for his work with health care professionals and underserved communities. His areas of interests include diversity and inclusion, professionalism, cultural psychiatry, humanistic psychology, medical student education, and faculty development.