Samir Parikh - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 2
4:00 pm
Gallery

Covid Baggage: The Emotional and The Physical

Narendra Chirmule and Samir Parikh with Subodh Sankar

Bio

Dr Samir Parikh is an eminent psychiatrist working in the field of mental health over the past two decades. He is the director of the Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences at Fortis Healthcare. Under his guidance and leadership, the Department works to provide comprehensive mental health services and also conducts specialized programmes for the community. He has been a speaker at various national and international forums on mental health issues.

Dr Parikh has conducted various studies which have been published in the media and have helped the community get an insight into mental health issues. Dr Parikh also has a very prominent presence in the media; he has played a key role in enhancing the image of mental health in the country and his views are widely appreciated by people.