Dr. Sagar Parikh

Sagar V. Parikh, M.D., FRCPC is the John F. Greden Professor of Depression and Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he also serves as Associate Director of the Depression Center.

He is Medical Director of the National Network of Depression Centers (USA) and Education Chair of the Canadian Network of Mood and Anxiety Treatments. He continues as an adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, where he was on staff full- time from 1994-2015. Dr. Parikh is the author / editor of three books and nearly 200 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and co-author of all 10 editions (1997-2018) of CANMAT treatment guidelines for Depression and for Bipolar Disorder.

Dr. Parikh’s award include the Dave Davis CEPD Research Award, the R.O. Jones Award for Best Research Paper, the Paula Goering Collaborative Research and Knowledge Translation Award, the 2020 Mogens Schou Award for Education and Teaching from the International Society of Bipolar Disorders and the 2019 Academic Gold Award for the Psychiatric Services Achievement from the American Psychiatric Association.  

He serves as Secretary of the International Society for Affective Disorders, and Co-Head, Section of Affective Disorders, World Psychiatric Association.