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Saturday Feb. 24, 2018
11 am to 1 pm
India Center (81 E Main St, Elmsford, NY 10523)
Discussing challenges faced by South Asians in the age group of 45-70
… Empty Nesting … Social Transitions….
… Social Isolation … Limited Mobility…
…Adapting to Changing Family Structure…
Dr. Parinda Parikh, MD, Psychiatry
Dr. Vasundara Kalasapudi, MD, Psychiatry
Dr. Parinda Parikh is a Board Certified Child,
Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist in full time private
practice. She is an independent consultant for Putnam and
Northern Westchester School through Board of Cooperative
Educational Services. Trained in clinical and administrative
skills, Dr. Parikh is an Assistant Clinical Professor of
Psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical College and a
Attending Psychiatrist at the New York Presbyterian Hospital
since 2002. Her expertise in eating disorder has resulted in
book chapters and research publications. She is also trained
in diagnosis and management of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Dr. Parikh is currently the Medical Director of 2nd ARC
Psychiatric Associates in White Plains, NY offering
concierge medicine and integrative and holistic
individualized psychiatric treatment. She will focus on
Cultural differences and attitudes impacting
psychopharmacological treatment of psychiatric disorders.
She will also touch upon the formal process of accessing
disability related service from school districts or colleges She
will be available to answer any questions from the audience.
Dr. Vasundara D. Kalasapudi is a practicing psychiatrist
and Founder & Executive Director of India Home, a senior
center serving Indian seniors and currently at four locations
in Queens and New York. Dr. Kalaspudi has held positions
in several hospitals in Queens, NY; most recently at St.
Joseph’s Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital, St. John’s Hospital,
and Mary Immaculate Hospital. Currently she is working as a
psychiatrist serving individuals with Mental Retardation and
Developmental Disabilities at Brooklyn Developmental
Center. For her dedication and commitment to the senior
citizen community, Dr. Kalasapudi has received awards from
the Council of Senior Centers and Services of NY, SNAP,
NIASSC, Telugu Literary Cultural Association, Elenaor
Roosevelt Democratic club, and Nassau County Executive
Ed Mangano. She was awarded the Next Avenue Award by
PBS for being among the top 50 “Influencers in Aging” In
Kala Ranganathan has had extensive experience in
moderating meetings and work sessions in Fortune 100
companies in the field of software quality assurance.