PhD, NC State University; MEd, East Carolina University; BA, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Worldview and identity development; student development in medical education; counseling in higher education; factors related to the academic success of minority students; African American psychology; African American spirituality
Dr. Acheampong is a counselor educator and a licensed professional counselor supervisor in North Carolina. She has also worked as a high school teacher, middle school counselor, and high school counselor in various North Carolina public schools. Dr. Acheampong has presented workshops on counseling and student development at the local and state levels. She presented nationally for the Association of American Medical Colleges in 2013. Dr. Acheampong was a state-rostered child/family forensic evaluator in North Carolina from 2010–2013. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and American School Counselor Association. Presently, she is a member of the North Carolina Health Professions Diversity Committee, which endeavors to promote diversity in North Carolina’s healthcare workforce. Dr. Acheampong became a contributing faculty member in Walden’s School of Counseling in 2012.