Steven Ton is an Instructor and an internship director with the
Department of 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
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
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.
M.S., Health Care Informatics, University of Central Florida
HIM4838: Management Affiliation
HIM6947: MS Healthcare Informatics Internship
The health care informatics master's program at UCF really helped me connect with the industry, meet people at conferences and sit for the most-desired certification exams."
— Michael Neimann, M.S. in health care informatics ('14)
My internship with the District 9 Medical Examiner’s Office was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I gained an excellent understanding of the medical examiner’s office and the criminal justice field in general."
— Adam Stubley, B.S. in criminal justice, criminal profiling certificate ('11)
UCF provides its physical therapy students with an excellent education and prepares them to work in the most challenging of settings."
— Jamie Dyson, Rehabilitation Supervisor, Orlando Regional Medical Center
UCF's program provided me the opportunity to expedite my student experience while attaining practical experience working within local health systems."
— Daniel Barr, V.P. at National Children's Hospital; M.S. in health sciences, health services administration track ('04)
My master's education helped me see the big picture of the nonprofit industry. UCF showed me how to see the different fundraising tools within the Central Florida area."
— Krysti Griffith, Executive Director of Growth from Grief; Master of Nonprofit Management ('12)
The course opened my eyes to grant writing ... I learned a great deal and you [Barbara Howell] are truly an excellent instructor."
— Deborah Reith, Master of Public Administration student who secured a $10,000 federal grant through a course project; B.S. in criminal justice ('86)
The skills I learned during my time at UCF are what made my transition to law school so seamless."
— Jacqueline Iaquinta, Touro Law Center student; B.S. in legal studies ('10)
As an inaugural graduate of the M.R.A. program at UCF, I can attest to the outstanding curriculum developed for research administrators. "
— April Heyward, Post Award Services Coordinator, University of South Carolina; Master of Research Administration ('13)
It was at UCF that I first learned many of the skills that I’ve since honed, including mapping with GIS software - an ability I found invaluable to my search for internships, graduate-level coursework, and employment."
— Richard "Ben" Hagen, Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project, New York City; B.S. in public administration ('10)
I am excited to be able to give back to the program that invested so much in me. It is truly and honor and a privilege."
— Carlos Gual, Instructor of Athletic Training; B.S. in athletic training ('09)
The faculty advisor [at my medical school] was amazed that I had the opportunity to truly participate in the full spectrum of research as an undergraduate. "
— Chase Cavayero, medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicince, B.S. in health sciences - pre-clinical ('13),