Symbiosis Faculty | Nursing Degree Program | SCHC Pune


Name: Ms. Sandhya Angre

Qualifications: MSc (Nursing), PGDHHM, Certificate in Healthcare Quality Management

Designation: Director Nursing at Kamalnayan Bajaj Hospitals, Mumbai

Area of expertise: Quality management of nursing care, Nursing administration

Current Profile:A team leader with proven ability of problem solving & decision making in quality management of nursing care. Besides looking after nursing administration of the hospital, she contributes dynamically in formulation of policies & protocols to deliver quality service and is actively involved in JCI, NABH accreditation & ISO certification of the hospitals.

Name: Dr. Sripriya Gopalkrishnan

Qualifications: MSc (Nursing), PhD

Designation: Principal, Sadhu Vaswani College of Nursing, Pune

Areas of Expertise: Medical, Surgical & Oncology Nursing, Nursing Education & Research

Current profile:Dr. Sripriya, recipient of Best Teacher award by Rotary Club, has tutored, guided and mentored many nursing graduate, post graduate and PhD students and presented many scientific papers at various fora. She has also functioned as National Assessment and Accreditation Council Coordinator.

Name: Dr. Sandhya Gupta

Qualifications:  MSc (Nursing), PhD

Designation: Faculty, College of Nursing, AIIMS, New Delhi

Areas of Expertise: Psychiatric nursing, Geriatric nursing, Nursing education

Current Profile:  Recipient of prestigious awards like President’s Gold medal, Prashanti awards to name a few & formerly Secretary of Indian Nursing Council, Dr. Gupta is a fellow of Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses & Chief Editor of Indian Journal of Psychiatric Nursing. In addition to being a member of technical committee of Health Informatics of Bureau of Indian Standards, she has presented several papers in national and international fora. Besides teaching she is a member of technical committee of Health Informatics of Bureau of Indian Standards. Dr. Gupta has also contributed to write chapters on Geriatric nursing, Palliative care for MOHFW, Government of India.

Name: Dr. Sonopant Joshi

Qualifications: MSc (Nursing), MSc (Disaster Mitigation), PhD

Designation: Professor & Head, Research & Statistics at Symbiosis College of Nursing, Pune

Areas of Expertise: Community Health Nursing, Disaster Management, Nursing Education & Research

Current profile: Dr. Sonopant Joshi has a number of articles in reputed national as well as international journals to his credit. He is author of a book titled “Disaster Management for Healthcare Professionals”, and editorial board member of International Journal of Nursing & International Journal of Nursing Education and recipient of Nurse Research Award bestowed by Trained Nurses Association of India.

Name: Lt. Col. Shobha Naidu

Qualifications: MSc (Nursing), MBA (HM), DNA, PGDMLS

Designation: Associate Professor at Symbiosis College of Nursing, Pune

Areas of Expertise: Obstetrics & Gynecological Nursing, Hospital Administration & Nursing Education

Current Profile: Lt. Col. Shobha Naidu, an experienced academician with proven ability of multitasking & excellent leadership qualities, has extensively worked in clinical nursing as well as hospital administration. Being an expert, she has chaired quite a few symposia & has been key resource person for many seminars and workshops on midwifery. There are several research papers published in journals of national & international repute to her credit.

Name: Ms. Kawaljit Oberoi

Qualifications:BSc (Nursing), MBA, PGDHM, PGDQM

Designation: Chief of Nursing, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon

Areas of Expertise:Nursing Services Administration, Nursing Education and Planning, Designing & Commissioning of Hospitals

Current Profile: Trained NABH assessor & management representative of ISO & JCI for renowned hospitals in India, Ms. Oberoi has played key role in formulating Critical Care Nursing Standards. Being proficient at resource allocation & hospital operations, she has been instrumental in commissioning of well-known hospitals in India.

Name: Ms. Priyanka Satarkar

Qualifications: Chartered Accountant

Designation: Proprietor of the firm P. P. Satarkar & Co. Chartered Accountants

Areas of Expertise: Financial Management, Accounting & Health Insurance

Current Profile: As a proficient Chartered Accountant, Ms. Priyanka Satarkar is engaged in teaching undergraduate as well as post graduate students in accounting, financial management, business laws, taxation, health insurance, accounts, auditing and fraud detection at various institutions of Symbiosis International University and other institutions in Pune.

Name: Dr. Saroj Upasani

Qualifications: MSc (Nursing), PhD

Designation: Vice-principle of Institute of Nursing Education & Training, Gokhale Education Society, Nashik

Areas of Expertise: Nursing Education & Research 

Current Profile: With outstanding career in teaching for more than five decades, Dr. Saroj Upasani has trained & guided many undergraduate, post graduate as well as PhD students. She had heralded position of Principle at College of Nursing, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, PMT Loni. Besides her teaching engagements, Dr. Upasani has played a key role in reviewing syllabus of nursing programs for Indian Nursing Council, being Chairperson of Board of Studies Allied Health Sciences Maharashtra University of Health sciences (MUHS), Nashik.

Name: Dr. Manju Vatsa

Qualifications: MSc (Nursing), MPhil, PhD

Designation: Principal at College of Nursing, AIIMS, New Delhi

Areas of Expertise: Neonatal Nursing, Nursing Research & Education

Current Profile: A gold medalist academician, Dr. Manju Vatsa is founder president of Indian Association of Neonatal Nurses. She is an active member of the Indian nursing council, life member of the National neonatology forum as well as a core committee member of the PhD consortium of the Indian Nursing Council. Having written numerous research articles in national & international Journals, she has achieved fellowship in medical education technology from university of Dundee in Scotland U.K & ageing from Khon Kaen university, Thailand.