Dr. Alaka Chandak, PhD.

Director, SCHC

Areas of Expertise: 

  • Comprehensive Health Programs for School & College
  • Multi-site healthcare operations at educational institutes.
  • Health Insurance Programme management.
  • Health Management Information System.
  • Strategic & Financial planning & management.
  • Developing policy, process & standards in healthcare

  • Dr.Alaka spearheads a team of healthcare professionals to provide preventive, promotive, curative healthcare services to approx. 40,000 on-campus students from KG to PG & 4000+ staff. Her role includes leading a team of healthcare professionals to address the broader determinants of health and focuses on the comprehensive and interrelated aspects of physical, mental, social health & wellbeing under primary healthcare services. She has served as a healthy campus leadership team in infectious disease prevention, surveillance, response & control: E.g. H1N1 influenza outbreak in 2009 & COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. She is instrumental in developing & implementing systems, policy guidelines for financially sustainable ‘Healthcare Model’ for accessible & affordable health for staff & Students at Schools & University.

    She is guiding the team to implement the on-campus Comprehensive College Health Program. & firmly believes that Health Promotion is a continuous process of enabling people to increase control over and to improve their health.

    Her endeavors have resulted in the up-gradation of Health Checkup to Wellness Checkup and introduction of the concept of Managed Healthcare Model - Affordable healthcare with a reduction in out-of-pocket expenses. She has successfully led the team to use Information Technology in healthcare - Electronic Medical Records, document management, etc. She designed the framework of Outcome Metrics Performance Indicator (OMPI)-Health. She has national & international research publications to her credit.

    Dr. Alaka is a member of American College of Health Association (ACHA), USA, Pacific Coast College Health Association (PCCHA), USA, National Integrated Medical Association(NIMA) & International health-promoting universities & colleges steering group.

    Email id: director@schcpune.org

    Dr. Ketaki Washikar, BHMS,MBA

    Sr.Officer, SCHC

    Areas of Expertise: She has more than 18 years of experience in various domains related to Healthcare, Operations, Administration & Insurance.

    Current Profile:She is currently working in Symbiosis Centre of Health Care as an Sr. Officer looking after Healthcare (Promotive, Preventive & Curative) Services.

    Contact Details:+91-9552500357

    Email id: sr.officer@schcpune.org

    Dr.Aishwarya Rendalkar

    Dr.Aishwarya Rendalkar, MBBS,MPM-Cx IIM-A

    Medical Officer (Healthcare Services)

    Areas of Expertise: Hospital and Healthcare management and administration

    Current Profile: Healthcare Services

    Contact Details: +91-9075002402

    Email id: healthcare@schcpune.org

    Dr.Smita Solanke

    BDS, PGDHMS, Medical Officer

    Areas of Expertise: Operations of Healthcare

    Current Profile: HR, Administration, IT & Finance

    Contact Details: 8669966130

    Email id: smo.hr@schcpune.org/ administration@schcpune.org