Ms Gopika Seetharam

Ms. Gopika Seetharam, equipped with a master’s degree in Social Work from Manipal Academy of Higher Education specializes in medical and psychiatric social work. With a keen interest in sociology, behavior science, and palliative care, she brings extensive field experience, showcasing notable proficiency in planning, organizing fieldwork, and conducting research interviews. With commendable communication skills she fosters effective networking with diverse community stakeholders, making her a dedicated and promising young researcher.


  • Dsouza I, Ashok L, Seetharam G. Knocking Down Reverse Child Labour: Social Workers’ Response to 2021, International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. In: Panneer S, Little Flower L, Soundari MH, Bhat LD, Sugirtha TJ, Kanthameni K, editors. COVID-19 and Climate Change: Development Perspective. 1st ed. New Delhi: Authorspress; 2022.p.77-89. 

Conference Presentations

  • The Practice of Evil Eye in an Urban Setting. Paper presentation at World Class Day 2, 16–17 November 2019. University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

Social & Behavioural Sciences, Health Education & Promotion

  • MSW (Medical and Psychiatry), Prasanna School of Public Health, MAHE, Manipal
  • BA (Humanities), Manipal Centre for Humanities, MAHE, Manipal