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  • Edith Fresh, PhD
      Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine


    Contact Information

    Email: efresh@msm.edu

    Specialty: Child Psychology, Family Therapy

    Clinical Interest/Expertise: Children and Families, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depression and Childhood Obesity

    Research Interest: Mental Health Disparities, Depression, Childhood Obesity and Behavioral/Clinical Interventions

    Graduate School: Georgia State University (PhD)

    Residency: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland

    Board Certification: Pediatrics

    License: Psychologist, Marriage and Family Therapist in Georgia

    Honors/Awards

    • 2010, The Yolanda E. Hacker Advocacy Award, Morehouse School of Medicine Family Practice Residents, Department of Family Medicine, Family Practice Residency Program, Morehouse School of Medicine
    • 2005, The Nelson McGhee Memorial Award for Meritorious Service and Commitment to Training Morehouse School of Medicine Family Practice Residents, Department of Family Medicine, Family Practice Residency Program, Morehouse School of Medicine
    • 2004, Chairman’s Award, Department of Family Medicine Residency Program, Morehouse School of Medicine
    • 2004, Special Recognition (certificate), Department of Psychiatry Residency Program, Senior Residents, Morehouse School of Medicine
    • 2003, Special Appreciation (plaque), Department of Psychiatry Residency Program, Senior Residents, Morehouse School of Medicine
    • 2002, Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi), “Clinician of the Year” Award for Outstanding Contributions and Services to the African-American Community, Atlanta Chapter
    • 1982, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, "Woman of the Year" Award, Florida State Chapter
    • 1982, "Woman of the Year" Award, Gamma Alpha Chapter, Tallahassee Chapter
    • 1980, Representative Gwen Cherry Memorial Award for "Outstanding Contribution for Women's Rights in the State of Florida," Southern Regional Journalists Association
    • 1979, Outstanding Young Women of America