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Our Team

  • 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

  • Professor of Psychiatry; Co-Director, Law and Psychiatry Division, Psychiatry; Medical Director, Commissioner's Office, Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

    Charles C Dike is Professor of Psychiatry and Co-Director, Law and Psychiatry Division, Yale University School of Medicine. He is also Chief Medical Officer, Office of the Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and President of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Dr. 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, University of 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 also Chair of the APA Ethics Committee, and author of Ethics Corner, a monthly article discussing psychiatric and medical ethics concerns in practice, in Psychiatry News, a publication of the APA. Dr. Dike is a Special (Federal) Government Employee serving on the National Advisory Council of the Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, established the Charles C Dike Diversity Scholarship Award for his tireless work on Diversity and Inclusion and other issues pertinent to forensic psychiatric practice. His interest areas include medical and psychiatric ethics, pathological lying, management of aggression, health systems administration and forensic psychiatric consultations (civil and criminal)
  • Associate Professor Term

    Katie Wang, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Yale School of Public Health. She received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Yale University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship through the Yale AIDS Prevention Training Program. Dr. Wang's research broadly focuses on the role of stigma as a psychosocial determinant of mental and behavioral health inequities among diverse marginalized populations, with a specific emphasis on people with disabilities and individuals with mental health and/or substance use disorders. Some of her recent and ongoing projects include an investigation of mental illness stigma as a risk factor for substance use among adults with depression (funded by National Institute on Drug Abuse), a longitudinal study examining the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with disabilities, and a mixed-methods study to develop and validate a questionnaire measure of daily intersectional stigma experiences among Black people with disabilities (funded by National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities). Dr. Wang utilizes a wide range of methodologies in her research, including surveys, experiments, psychophysiological measures, ecological momentary assessment, and qualitative interviews.


CBM International (Nigeria office)

Imo State Primary Care Development Agency: Administrative support

Imo State University Teaching Hospital: Clinical support, training and supervision

Imo State Ministry of Health: Policy and administrative support