Program Secretariat

Dr. Arun P Jose

Senior Program Manager


Dr. Arun Pulikkottil Jose completed his M.B.B.S. from Father Muller Medical College under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore in 2010. He completed his M.D. in Community Medicine from BLDE University's Shri B. M. Patil Medical College, Bijapur in 2014. In 2016, he completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Management of Reproductive and Child Health Programs (PGDMRCH) conducted by UNICEF and Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH), Delhi. He is presently pursuing his PhD in implementation sciences and translational research from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Prior to his appointment at the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Dr. Jose worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine, Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore. He currently leads various capacity building initiatives for healthcare professionals at the Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries in PHFI. Dr. Jose was awarded the Global Public Health Leader (PH- leader) fellowship in leadership and implementation sciences at the Rollin’s School of Public Health, Emory University in 2016. The PH-Leader program is jointly delivered by PHFI, Emory University (Atlanta) and Instituto Nacional de SaludPública (Mexico), and supported by the National Institute of Health, USA. He is also a former fellow of the prestigious International Society of Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention Ten day seminar. He is the Country-leader for the May Measurement Month initiative of the International Society of Hypertension that has successfully screened over 900,000 individuals in the country and over 4.2 million individuals worldwide for raised blood pressure. He also serves as deputy chair of the South and West Asia, Middle East Regional Advisory Group of the International Society of Hypertension.

Dr. Shruti Wahal

Program Officer


Dr. Shruti has completed her B.H.M.S. from Delhi University in 2016. Later, she completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management from Welingkar University. In early years of her career she was a part of health education programs for schools with a private healthcare organization. She has actively taken part in training sessions for teachers to empower health education at primary level. Currently, Dr.Shruti is working as Program Officer for the Certificate Course in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke under the Centre for Chronic Conditions and Injuries (CCCI). She is also helping in coordinating the activities of the certificate course in management of hypertension. She has been instrumental in development and implementation of programs in occupational health and health program management in the past.

Ms. Sakshi Arora

Program Assistant


Ms. Arora is working as Program Assistant in the Certificate Course in Cardiovascular Disease & Stroke (CCCS). She has completed her Bachelors in Commerce and Post Graduated Diploma in Public Health Services Management. She has also done Professional Accountancy course from Zee Interactive Learning & Financial Accountancy from F-Tech. Previously, she worked as Program Assistant in Certificate Course in Management of Thyroid Disorders.

Mr. Himanshu

Technical Assistant

Mr. Himanshu has been associated with PHFI since 2015. He is currently working as a Technical Assistant and has worked in many other projects. He has completed Diploma in Pharmacy from Baba Haridass College of Pharmacy and Technology. He completed his internship from the Pharmacy Department of Lok Nayak Hospital, Delhi. He also pursing his Bsc. in Applied sciences.

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