Charles Dike

Charles Dike

FRCPsych, MBChB, MPH
Associate Professor Term; Associate Program Director, Law and Psychiatry Fellowship Program; Medical Director, Commissioner's Office, Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

Contact Information

Charles Dike, FRCPsych, MBChB, MPH

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    CMHC, Law and Psychiatry Division, 34 Park Street

    New Haven, Connecticut, 06519

    United States

Charles Dike

Appointments

Biography

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 Vice Chair of the Ethics Committee of the APA, Vice President of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL), past Editor of the Newsletter of AAPL, and former Chair of the Ethics Committee of AAPL.

Dr. Dike is also Medical Director, Office of the Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    University of Illinois at Chicago (2004)
  • MBChB
    Obafemi Awolowo Univ., LLE Lfe, Nigeria (1988)
  • Forensic Psychiatry Fellow
    Yale University
  • Psychiatry Resident II
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Psychiatry Resident I
    University of Birmingham, England, UK
  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry (2003)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Forensic Psychiatry (2005)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
FellowAmerican College of Healthcare Executives2018
Outstanding Service AwardAmerican Academy of Psychiatry and the Law2016
Outstanding Service AwardConnecticut Psychiatric Society2014
FellowRoyal College of Psychiatrists of England2013
Outstanding Service AwardConnecticut Psychiatric Society2011
Distinguished FellowAmerican Psychiatry Association2010

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
American Academy of Psychiatry and the LawChair, Program Committee, Annual Meeting of AAPL2016 - Present
Yale University - Connecticut Mental Health CenterChair, Ethics Committee2016 - Present
American Academy of Psychiatry and the LawMember, Executive Council2015 - Present
American Psychiatric AssociationConsultant to the Ethics Committee2015 - 2016
Connecticut Psychiatric SocietyChair, Ethics Committee2015 - Present
American Academy of Psychiatry and the LawEditor, Newsletter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law2008 - 2016
American Academy of Psychiatry and the LawChair, Ethics Committee2007 - 2013

Departments & Organizations