Theddeus Iheanacho, MBBS, DTM&H

Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Medical Director, Errera Community Care Center, VA Connecticut Health Care System

Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Division of Addictions

Yale Institute for Global Health

Office of Cooperative Research


My background is general psychiatry specifically addressing the needs of homeless adults with severe mental illness and co-morbid substance use disorders and other chronic disorders.

Education & Training

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

Honors & Recognition

  • Irma Bland Certificate of Excellence in Teaching ResidentsAmerican Psychiatric Association (2017)

  • Yale Clinical Innovations in Psychiatry (2014)

Professional Service

  • Yale University (2017 - Present) Medical Students Education Committee, Department of Psychiatry

  • Yale University (2016 - Present) Clinical Skills Assessment Committee, School of Medicine


  • The HAPPINESS Project Owerri, Nigeria (2018)

    Integrating mental health in primary care in Imo State, Nigeria

  • Mental Health Services In Nigeria: Opportunities for Improvement Anaheim, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Integrating mental health interventions into routine Church-based activities Enugu, 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, Nigeria; Owerri, Nigeria (2011)

    Psychiatric education for medical trainees in Owerri and Ibadan, Nigeria. Mental health services development in Nigeria

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