Skip to Main Content

Theddeus Iheanacho, MBBS, DTM&H

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

Appointments

Biography

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

  • 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)

Activities

  • 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
  • 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

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

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

Departments & Organizations