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Theddeus Iheanacho, MBBS, DTM&H

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

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Theddeus Iheanacho, MBBS, DTM&H



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


  • 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
Irma Bland Certificate of Excellence in Teaching ResidentsAmerican Psychiatric Association2017
Yale Clinical Innovations in Psychiatry2014

Professional Service

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

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