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Greg Henderson

Position: Department: Human Service Studies

Contact Info

Office: Anderson Center C018C Phone: 336-750-2590


Greg Henderson PhD is an assistant professor in the Rehabilitation Studies Program in the Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences. He served as an adjunct professor at Winston-Salem State University prior to his appointment as full time faculty. Two of his primary research interests are the impact of mental illness and alcohol and other drugs on learning and development and retention paradigm. Dr. Henderson is a Licensed Substance Abuse Specialist (LSCA), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPCA), and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). Dr. Henderson also has a strong back ground in K-12 where he served as teacher, assistant principal, principal and director of schools. Dr. Henderson will serve as lead for the development of the substance addiction minor degree and the addiction certification program.

Dr. Henderson lives in Winston-Salem; however, spent several years living in various states in pursuit of career and educational opportunities. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, a master's degree from Winston-Salem State University and his doctorate from Cleveland State University.

Dr. Henderson enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working out, reading and most sports.

Educational Background

  • Master Counseling Chemical Addiction Certificate, 2012, East Carolina University
  • Master of Science, Rehabilitation Counseling, 2011, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Doctorate of Philosophy, Urban Education, (Education Leadership), 2008, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
  • Master of Education, Educational Leadership, 1997, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
  • Master of Human Resources, Learning and Development, 1994, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL
  • Bachelor of Science, Health & Physical Education / Recreation, 1987, Pembroke State University, Pembroke, NC
  • Licensed Substance Abuse Specialist (LSCA)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPCA)
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
  • North Carolina Licensed Administrator, Health and Physical Education Teacher