Chiamaka Nwankiti, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Chiamaka Nwankiti

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-626-2329

Fax 612-273-9774

Office Address:
Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain (MIDB)
Room 1-170A
2025 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Mailing Address:
Room 1-339 MIDB
2025 East River Parkway
Minneapolis MN 55414

Administrative Assistant Name
Teneshia Collins

Administrative Email

University of Nigeria Medical School

General Adult Psychiatry Residency, University of Minnesota

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, University of Minnesota

Masters in Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota.

MBBS, University of Nigeria, 2004


I received my MBBS in Family Medicine from the University of Nigeria. I completed my MPH in Maternal and Child Health, my psychiatry residency, and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship, here at the University of Minnesota.

I am an Assistant Professor and Board-certified psychiatrist who is committed to providing compassionate, patient- centered care for children and adolescents with various mental health challenges such as Depressive disorders, Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders, Anxiety disorders, Trauma and stress related disorders.

I have clinical and research interests in psychopharmacology, cultural psychiatry and global mental health - awareness, education and disparities. I am also the co-founder of both the UMP Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Bridging Clinic and the UMP Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Clinic.


  • Depressive disorders
  • Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Trauma
  • Stress related disorders

Awards & Recognition

  • Mentorship award-Clinical and Patient Advocacy, 2010

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry