Dr. David L. Mount is a treasured social justice advocate, lecturer, writer, community organizer, team-builder, professional speaker, and clinical psychologist with specialties in primary care psychology, medical neuropsychology, and medical rehabilitation psychology. Dr. Mount is a sought-after speaker for national meetings and is a winner of mentoring, teaching, and service awards in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Missouri, and North Carolina. He is well regarded for his work on integrating mind-body mental health and framing health disparities as a human rights campaign. He was an undergraduate student at Alabama State University where he received his B.S. in Psychology and Minor in Sociology in 1994. From there he continued his education at Argosy University where he received his M.A. in clinical Psychology and later accomplished his PsyD in Clinical Psychology in 2001.
From 2001 to 2003 Dr. Mount pursued his residency (Clinical Neuropsychology, NeuroRehabilitation Psychology) at the University of Missouri- Columbia. While at the University of Missouri he also participated in Psychometrics, Item Response Theory, and Measurement Bias research. He holds several certificates including North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Practicing Psychologists, Board Certified Health Service Provider in Psychology, American Board of Disability Analysts- Disability Analysts & fellow, National Academy of Neuropsychology-Affiliate level status, Behavioral Medicine (University of Pittsburgh), Chronic Disease: A focus on health behavior (University of Pittsburgh), and Neuroimaging (University of Pittsburgh & Carnegie Mellon). Dr. David Mount is currently a Research Faculty in Residence at WSSU Center of Excellence for the Elimination of Health Disparities at Winston Salem State University. He is also the Director of Community Outreach, Partnerships, and Patient Care for the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity, where he promotes health equity advocacy, mind body social justice leadership, research and community health organizing.