Anthony B. Iton is senior vice president for healthy communities at The California Endowment, the state’s largest private health foundation. His primary focus is the foundation’s 10-year Building Healthy Communities: California Living 2.0 initiative.
Iton was previously the director and health officer for the Alameda County Public Health Department. He oversaw the creation of an innovative public health practice designed to eliminate health disparities by tackling the root causes of poor health that limit quality of life and life span in many of California’s low-income communities. Iton was also a physician in internal medicine for Stamford (Connecticut) Hospital’s HIV Clinic, a primary care physician, and director of Health and Human Services and School Medical Advisor for the City of Stamford.