Theddeus Iheanacho, MBBS, DTM&H

Assistant 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

Yale Institute for Global Health


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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