The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
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Rajesh Parikh

Doctor, India

Dr Rajesh M. Parikh is Director of Medical Research and Honorary Neuropsychiatrist at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre. He trained and taught at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in the US and at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. He is Adj. Prof. of Psychiatry at the University of Iowa. He is India’s first and leading Neuropsychiatrist. He has published research in leading international journals and is passionate about poetry, painting, photography, philosophy, linguistics, aquariums and aviation. He is fluent in six languages while learning Sanskrit and Greek. He has won over 200 awards in academics and diverse activities.


Speaking My Mind

  • 21st November
  • 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Why is mental health so difficult to talk about?
A panel discussion with Dr.Rajesh Parikh, Sonali Gupta and Meera Damji as the chair.

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