Charles C Dike completed medical school at Obafemi Awolowo University (Formerly University of Ife), Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and psychiatric residency at All Birmingham Hospitals Psychiatric Training Scheme (associated with the University of Birmingham), Birmingham, England. After additional psychiatric residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Dike completed a fellowship training in Law and Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medical.
Dr. Dike obtained a Diploma in Clinical Psychiatry (DCP) from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ireland, and was awarded a membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists of England in 1998. He obtained a Masters in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2004.
A past president of Connecticut Psychiatric Society, Dr. Dike is a Distinguished Fellow of American Psychiatric Association (DFAPA), Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists of England (FRCPsych), and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He is Chair of the Ethics Committee of the APA, former Vice President of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL), Co-Editor of Behavioral Sciences and the Law Journal and past Editor of the Newsletter of AAPL. He is founding Chair of the Diversity Committee and Forensic Hospital Services Committee of AAPL. He was Associate Program Director, Law and Psychiatry Fellowship Program (2012-2021) and is now Co-Director, Law and Psychiatry Division, Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Dike is also Medical Director, Office of the Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, after serving for years as Director of the state's forensic hospital facility.
Education & Training
- MPHUniversity of Illinois at Chicago (2004)
- Forensic Psychiatry FellowYale University (2002)
- Psychiatry Resident IIUniversity of Illinois at Chicago (2001)
- Psychiatry Resident IUniversity of Birmingham, England, UK (1998)
- MBChBObafemi Awolowo Univ. (1988)
Honors & Recognition
|Fellow||American College of Healthcare Executives||2018|
|Outstanding Service Award||American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law||2016|
|Outstanding Service Award||Connecticut Psychiatric Society||2014|
|Fellow||Royal College of Psychiatrists of England||2013|
|Outstanding Service Award||Connecticut Psychiatric Society||2011|
|Distinguished Fellow||American Psychiatry Association||2010|
|American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law||Chair, Program Committee, Annual Meeting of AAPL||2016 - Present|
|Yale University - Connecticut Mental Health Center||Chair, Ethics Committee||2016 - Present|
|American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law||Member, Executive Council||2015 - Present|
|American Psychiatric Association||Consultant to the Ethics Committee||2015 - 2016|
|Connecticut Psychiatric Society||Chair, Ethics Committee||2015 - Present|
|American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law||Editor, Newsletter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law||2008 - 2016|
|American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law||Chair, Ethics Committee||2007 - 2013|