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Theddeus Iheanacho, MBBS, DTM&H

Associate Professor Adjunct of Psychiatry; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Director, Yale Global Mental Health, Psychiatry; Director, Global Mental Health Promotion Program, Yale School of Public Health

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Theddeus Iheanacho, MBBS, DTM&H


Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University (2012)
  • Resident
    Nassau University Medical Center (2011)
  • Psychiatric Registrar
    Trinity College, Dublin (2007)
  • DTM&H
    Royal College of Surgeons (2003)
  • MBBS
    Abia State University (1998)


  • Mental health seminar series
    Virtual Seminar Series 2021
    A collaboration with World Continuing Education Alliance
  • Behavioral Health in Emergency Departments
    Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya 2021
    Behavioral Health in Emergency Departments
  • The HAPPINESS Project
    Owerri, IM, Nigeria 2018
    Integrating mental health in primary care in Imo State, Nigeria
  • Mental Health Services In Nigeria: Opportunities for Improvement
    Anaheim, CA, United States 2014
    Scientific Conference
  • Integrating mental health interventions into routine Church-based activities
    Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria 2013
    Training lay church workers and clergy to deliver evidence-based mental health treatments in churches
  • Psychiatric Education and Mental Health Service Development In Nigeria
    Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria; Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria 2011
    Psychiatric education for medical trainees in Owerri and Ibadan, Nigeria. Mental health services development in Nigeria

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Hecht Faculty Network Award2020
Irma Bland Certificate of Excellence in Teaching ResidentsAmerican Psychiatric Association2017
Yale Clinical Innovations in Psychiatry2014

Professional Service

Yale UniversityMedical Students Education Committee, Department of Psychiatry2017 - Present
Yale UniversityClinical Skills Assessment Committee, School of Medicine2016 - Present

Departments & Organizations