1998 Edwards
Milken Scholar 1998
Scholar Profile

Tresha Gibbs



Tresha earned her medical degree from Columbia University in the spring of 2007. She completed her four years of psychiatry residency in June 2011 as the Chief Resident at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. Tresha is a board certified adult psychiatrist. She was the Director of General Psychiatry Residency Training at Harlem Hospital in New York before accepting a position as the Clinical Director of Outpatient Community Services at the NYC Children’s Center.

High school:  Midwood High School


College Year Degree
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
2002 A.B. Chemistry
Columbia University
New York, NY
2007 M.D. Psychiatry

News and Highlights

Tresha Gibbs (MS '98)

Public Health and Racial Equity: Tresha Gibbs, MS ’98, authored a study outlining the vast health disparities experienced by Black Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Psychiatric Times paper, she dives into how deep-seated economic and social inequalities have created dangerous conditions for the country’s black individuals and families. Discussing mental illness stigmatization and barriers to health care, Tresha lays out the most viable opportunities to intervene: Build trust and social support, balance risk, and open access to services. Read the eye-opening article in its entirety here!

Tresha Gibbs (MS '98)

Tresha Edwards, MS ‘98 earned her medical degree in Psychiatry from Columbia University. She is now a resident doctor at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.