Ladson Hinton, M.D.

Title

  • Professor

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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

2230 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Primary Phone:
916-734-3574

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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Hinton believes in providing care that is respectful, compassionate, and centered on the preferences and values of patients and, when appropriate, family members actively involved in providing support and care.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Hinton is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist and clinician-researcher.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Hinton is a clinician-scientist with formal research training in both medical anthropology and health services research and have conducted interdisciplinary research (both observational and interventions) with a major focus on Alzheimer's and related dementias, late life depression, and family caregiving. He has worked extensively with ethnically and racially diverse populations in the US and globally, particularly in Asia (Vietnam and Thailand), to advance care and services for persons with dementia and their families. He has also led efforts to train and diversify the research workforce.

Division

General Psychiatry

Education

M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans LA 1985

B.A., Humanities, UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1981

Internship: Psychiatry, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1985-1986

Residency

Psychiatry, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1986-1989

Fellowships

NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 1991-1993

RWJ Clinical Scholars Progrm, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1989-1991

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1997

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Geriatric Psychiatry, 2016

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry,

Professional Memberships

American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry

Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

Honors and Awards

Dean�s Award for Diversity and Inclusion, Excellence in Research, 2016

Member ad hoc Committee on Family Caregiving for Older Adults, National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, 2014

Chair, Distinguished Scholars Advisory Board USC Roybal Institute, 2012

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Tulane Medical School, 1985

Honors, UC Berkeley, 1981

Select Recent Publications

Hinton L, Nguyen H, Nguyen HT, Harvey DJ, Nichols L, Martindale-Adams J, Nguyen BT, Nguyen BTT, Nguyen AN, Nguyen CH, Nguyen TTH, Nguyen TL, Nguyen ATP, Nguyen NB, Tiet QQ, Nguyen TA, Nguyen PQ, Nguyen TA, Pham T. Advancing family dementia caregiver interventions in low- and middle-income countries: A pilot cluster randomized controlled trial of Resources for Advancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health in Vietnam (REACH VN). Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2021 Jan 23;6(1):e12063. doi:10.1002/trc2.12063. PMID:33532542.

Quiñones AR, Mitchell SL, Jackson JD, Aranda MP, Dilworth-Anderson P, McCarthy EP, Hinton L. Achieving Health Equity in Embedded Pragmatic Trials for People Living with Dementia and Their Family Caregivers. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Jul;68 Suppl 2(Suppl 2):S8-S13. doi:10.1111/jgs.16614. PMID:32589281.

Hinton L, Tran D, Nguyen TN, Ho J, Gitlin L. Interventions to support family caregivers of people living with dementia in high, middle, and low-income countries in Asia: a scoping review. BMJ Global Health. 2019 Sep 12;4:e001830.

Hinton L, Kohrt BA, Kleinman A. Engaging families to advance global mental health intervention research. Lancet Psychiatry. 2019 May;6(5):365-367. doi:10.1016/S2215-0366(19)30134-8. Epub 2019 Apr 4. PMID:30954478.

Hinton L, Sciolla AF, Unützer J, Elizarraras E, Kravitz RL, Apesoa-Varano EC. Family-centered depression treatment for older men in primary care: a qualitative study of stakeholder perspectives. BMC Fam Pract. 2017 Sep 29;18(1):88. doi:10.1186/s12875-017-0659-4. PMID:28962555.

Boise L, Hinton L, Rosen HJ, Ruhl M. Will My Soul Go to Heaven If They Take My Brain? Beliefs and Worries About Brain Donation Among Four Ethnic Groups. Gerontologist. 2017 Aug 1;57(4):719-734. doi:10.1093/geront/gnv683. PMID:26935242.

Committee on Family Caregiving for Older Adults; Board on Health Care Services; Health and Medicine Division; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Schulz R, Eden J, editors. Families Caring for an Aging America. National Academies Press (US), Washington (DC). 2016 Nov 8. PMID:27905704.

Filshtein T, Beckett LA, Godwin H, Hinton L, Xiong GL. Incident Antipsychotic Use in a Diverse Population with Dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Sep;64(9):e44-6. doi:10.1111/jgs.14209. Epub 2016 Jul 19. PMID:27430431.

Lewis-Fernandez R, Agarwal N, Hinton L, Hinton D, Kirmayer L (Eds). Handbook on the Cultural Formulation Interview, American Psychiatric Association Publishing, Washington DC. 2016.

Meyer OL, Nguyen KH, Dao TN, Vu P, Arean P, Hinton L. The Sociocultural Context of Caregiving Experiences for Vietnamese Dementia Family Caregivers. Asian Am J Psychol. 2015 Sep;6(3):263-272. doi:10.1037/aap0000024. Epub 2015 Jun 15. PMID:26617956.

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