Kwame Akuamoah-Boateng, DNP, ACNP-BC, BSN, FCCM

AG-ACNP Program Director, Assistant Professor 540-887-4316

Dr. Kwame Asante Akuamoah-Boateng is a DNP prepared nurse practitioner and a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. Before joining the MBU School of Nursing as the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program Director, he spent the past decade training Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students at the University of Virginia. His clinical expertise focuses on Surgical Trauma and Critical Care Medicine and he served as the lead Advance Practice Provider in multiple Level 1 Trauma facilities. In 2017, he served as the regional chapter president for the Carolinas/Virginias- Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), where he created the vision for the diversity, advancement, recognition, and empowerment (D.A.R.E) program which advanced the organization’s multi-institutional research, global outreach initiatives, and mentorship programs. Additionally, Dr. Akuamoah-Boateng has led international initiatives to train nurses and physicians in critical care medicine in Low Middle-Income Countries (LMIC).

Dr. Akuamoah-Boateng’s research interests include addressing burnout among clinicians in critical care medicine, and the prevalence of frailty in the non-geriatric patient population and evaluating mitigating measures to decrease adverse patient outcomes in this population. On a personal note, he is the father of three daughters, a husband, and a pastor. He describes himself as a servant-leader for his community and the critically ill.