Ignacio Valdes
Director, Catholic League for the Poor of NIgeria, Inc.

Ignacio Valdes, M.D., Psychiatrist, M.S.

Dr. Valdes is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His practices General Psychiatry in the Houston metropolitan area with its large population of Nigerian immigrants. Dr. Valdes has experience with brain imaging and a thirty-two-year history of working in the healthcare IT arena. He has been working on a regional Electronic Health Record for 15 years. He is a former adjunct professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center Houston School of Health Information Services. He has a Computer Science degree from Texas A&M and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Houston. Dr. Valdes provides invaluable knowledge and advice as the Board works to determine the proper conceptual design of the hospital. Dr. Valdes and Mr. Madey are collaborating as they study examples of “best practice” in the design of psychiatric hospitals and clinics.