Name: Dr. Alaka Chandak
Qualification: B.A.M.S., PGDBA-HRM, PhD.
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Current Profile: Dr. Alaka Chandak is a healthcare professional with 27 years of experience & is committed to pursue excellence in innovative ways and creating a model for accessible and affordable healthcare for the student community. Trained as a medical graduate, post graduate diploma holder in business administration & specialization in Human resource management, she was awarded PhD under Faculty of Health & Biomedical Sciences in ‘Student Health Insurance Program’ by Symbiosis International University.
Dr. Alaka is on a mission of providing preventive, promotive & curative healthcare services for students & staff members of Symbiosis since 19 years and currently serving as Director of Symbiosis Centre of Health Care. She has played a significant role in designing, introducing & implementing a system for ‘Health Insurance Program’ for staff & students, use of IT in healthcare for effective use of Electronic Health Records (EHR), skill based training & development program for healthcare professionals of health Centre, & community outreach services like Blood Donation Drive , Medical aid to pilgrims of Pandharpur Wari. She has national and international research publications to her credit. She is a member of National Integrated Medical Association (NIMA) & American College Health Association (ACHA), USA & Pacific Coast College Health Association (PCCHA), USA
1. ‘Effect of Gym activity on students and staff of Symbiosis International University’ (2011) In: National Congress on Physical activity fitness and health Proceedings Organized by: Department of physical education, University of Pune – 411007, Maharashtra, India On: 11th and 12th March 2011 Publishers: Excel India Publisher
2. ‘Use & outcome of Electronic Health Record for health insurance _ an experience of Symbiosis Centre of Health Care’ International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER), Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2012, ISSN 2229-5518.
3. ‘Knowledge & impact about health insurance among students at Symbiosis International University-A pilot study’ International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (IJSER), Volume 3, Issue 8, August 2012, ISSN 2229-5518.
4. ‘Sero-surveillance to assess rubella susceptibility and assessment of immunogenicity and reactogenicity of rubella vaccine in Indian girls aged 18-24 years.’ Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics’, October 2014, Volume 10, Issue 10, ISSN: 2164-554X ; Impact Factor (IF) 2012: 3.136
6. ‘Trends in Students’ Outlook for Annual Health Checkup at an Indian University’, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development 29 December, 2017, Volume 8, Issue 4, ISSN : 0976-0245. Online ISSN : 0976-5506.
7. ‘The Effectiveness of use of Electronic Medical Record System at University Health Centre’ Journal of Public Health Research & Development July, 2019, Volume 10, Issue 7, ISSN : 0976-0245. Online ISSN : 0976-5506.
8. Perception and Practices of Voluntary Blood Donation Amongst Students of Higher Educational Institutes in India. Online J Health Allied Scs. 2019;18(3):6. Available at URL: https://www.ojhas.org/issue71/2019-3-6.html