Steven Ton is an Associate Instructor and an internship director with the School of Global Health Management and Informatics. He teaches health information technology courses in the health services administration program and directs the internship programs for students in the undergraduate health informatics and information management and the graduate health care informatics programs. He is the former assistant director of IT at the UCF College of Medicine's Regional Extension Center.
Ton is interested in the human brain and in computer technology. He received his undergraduate degree in neuroscience from the University of California, Irvine in 2008 and his Master of Science in Health Care Informatics from the University of Central Florida in 2011. His research interests include technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
Ton is also an entrepreneur and health IT consultant with more than 15 years in the IT field. As a HIT consultant, Ton has helped more than 60 Central Florida health care providers successfully adopt and meaningfully use certified electronic health record technology with the aim of improving patient care. He also owns and operates an optometry practice.
Steven Ton teaches in the online Health Care Informatics PSM program.