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was born in Chicago, Illinois, one of four children of physician Henry N. Cress and educator Ida Mae Griffen. Welsing and her three siblings were raised on Chicago’s Southside. Her teachers at Douglass Elementary School had a profound impact on her development and her high school teachers’ persistent emphasis on black achievement inspired her to serve her community. In 1957 Welsing received her B.S. degree from Antioch College located in Yellow Springs, Ohio. She met and eventually married Johannes Kramer Welsing while enrolled at Howard University Medical School during 1961. Welsing graduated from Howard in 1962. Following graduation, Welsing engaged in a combination of internships, residencies, and fellowships at various hospitals from 1962 to 1968.

By 1968 Welsing started a teaching career at Howard University as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry She specialized in mental health and adolescent psychiatry On campus she distinguished ...