P. Divya Parikh (PANELIST)
Vice President of Research & Education
P. Divya Parikh, MPH is Vice President of Research & Education for the Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Association, with responsibilities in leading key strategic initiatives for research, education, and technology. MPL Association (formerly PIAA), is a nonprofit trade association of MPL insurance companies owned and operated by domestic and international healthcare professionals and health systems. Ms. Parikh joined the MPL Association in August 2007 and oversees the association’s efforts to maintain the Data Sharing Project (DSP), which is the world’s largest independent medical professional liability research database, providing a rich resource for the investigation of the underlying causes pertaining to MPL claims. Ms. Parikh has published numerous articles discussing MPL claims trends in medical journals as well as industry-related publications. She presents at workshops and meetings for the MPL industry domestically and internationally. Ms. Parikh also serves as Program Director for the Fellows Leadership Program and the Chief Medical Officer Roundtable. Prior to joining the MPL Association, Ms. Parikh served as the Clinical Research Coordinator and Intramural Training Director at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Ms. Parikh holds a Master of Public Health Degree from Johns Hopkins University and earned double Bachelor of Science Degrees in Zoology and Psychology from the University of Maryland.