Board of Directors

We are supported by an impressive team of believers, who bring their experience, passion, and drive to eternalHealth.

Meet the eternalHealth Board of Directors

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Pooja Ika
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Tushara Canekeratne
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David Henderson
Robert London
Robert London
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Dr. Marketa Wills
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Dr. Rudrama Pagidipati, MD

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Page Last Updated On: October 14, 2021

Pooja Ika

Pooja Ika is a graduate from Babson College, ranked first in the country for its undergraduate school for entrepreneurship. She graduated with a joint concentration in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship. She is now the CEO and Founder of eternalHealth, a majority woman-owned, run, and built, consumer-centric HMO based in Massachusetts.

Tushara Canekeratne

Founder & CEO, Nadastra, Inc.

Co-Founder Virtusa Corporation

Tushara Canekeratne is a global leader and entrepreneur with broad and deep experience in Information Technology Industry with an emphasis on enterprise technology, scaling and growing global companies, and excellence in people, process, and technology innovation. Tushara is an advocate for education, leadership and entrepreneurs, and an investor in early-stage companies.

In 2006, Tushara founded Nadastra, Inc. (knowledge-driven global services company) and has served as CEO since its inception. In 1996, Tushara co-founded Virtusa Corporation (global technology services company) and served as EVP Global Technical Operations. In 1989, Tushara was a founding member of INSCI Corporation (digital document management product company) and served in several leadership roles.

Tushara currently serves as a member of Brigham and Women’s Hospital Advisory Council. She is committed to public health in various ways, serving also on the Stanford University Longevity Center Advisory Council.

She also serves as a member of City Year Board of Trustees, Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean’s Leadership Council, Advanced Leadership Initiative Coalition Steering Committee, Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership Council, and New Map of Life initiative advisor, and John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Board of Directors.
Tushara holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics, received an Honorary Degree of Doctor from Loughborough University, Harvard University 2015 Advanced Leadership Fellow and 2016 Senior Fellow, and Stanford University 2017 Distinguished Career Institute Fellow and 2018 Continuing Fellow.

David Henderson

Founder and CEO, Kaden Health

President of Insurance, Oscar Health

David Henderson, MBA, has over 30 years of executive-level health plan operations, network contracting, medical management, sales, marketing, and product development experience. He has held executive-level positions with several nationally ranked health plans all recognized for their focus on quality and service. As SVP and Chief Marketing Officer at various health plans including MVP Health Care, EmblemHealth, Cigna, and Fallon Community Health Plan, Mr. Henderson led various product developments, regional and national expansions, and developed marketing and sales strategies. He developed products that have won national innovation awards and he has been published in CIO Magazine, Managed Healthcare, Inside Health, and other publications.

As President of Insurance at Oscar Health, he built and managed national network and medical management, led national expansion initiatives, and facilitated national hospital system partnerships.

Most recently, Dave Henderson has founded and is the Chief Executive Officer for Kaden Health, a technology-enabled, coordinated care behavioral health company that tackles the opioid addiction crisis. Making advanced technologies and proven treatments accessible to all, Kaden Health centers the patient and provides a chance to reclaim a healthy, productive lifestyle.

Robert London

Chief Medical Officer, WellCare

Robert London has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Robert London is the Chief Medical Officer for WellCare in South Carolina. And is responsible for overseeing both medical services and quality results. In this role, London provides medical leadership for the effective care integration of pharmacy operations, behavioral health, utilization/case/disease management activities, and quality improvement activities.

Prior to joining WellCare, London was the national medical director for Walgreens and led the clinical solutions group in the health and wellness business segment. Prior to that, he served as the general manager of ikaSystems, a leader in enterprise software for the payer sector. Before that, London was the chief development officer for D2Hawkeye, a provider of medical data reporting and analytics solutions.

He has also served as the chief clinical officer for TriZetto, a health care information technology company. Earlier in his career, London led health care management for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s (WellPoint) Western region. He has also served as a corporate chief medical officer at CNA Insurance Company, chief operating officer for UnitedHealthcare’s mid-Atlantic region, and chief medical officer at NYLCare Health Plans.

London currently is on the faculty of the South Carolina School of Medicine and has served on the faculty of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the University of Colorado MBA program. He holds degrees from George Washington University and University of Maryland School of Medicine, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Dr. Marketa Wills

Chief Medical Officer, Johns Hopkins Healthcare

Dr. Wills earned her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed a residency in adult psychiatry at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital program, serving as chief resident in her last year. She also has a master’s in business administration from the Wharton School of Business. Dr. Wills has worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company; served as the director of physician affairs at the TMC campus of Memorial Hermann Hospital System where she oversaw the Medical Staff Office and physician recruitment, contracting, and onboarding.

Dr. Wills then served as senior medical director for WellCare Health Plans, where she led the clinical strategy team responsible for optimizing clinical and quality outcomes for patients, oversaw the NCQA accreditation team and served in enterprise quality leadership roles. From WellCare she became the senior medical director for Centene, eventually moving on to become the Chief Medical Officer for Johns Hopkins Healthcare, where among other responsibilities she oversees Pharmacy, Utilization Management, Care Management, and Quality Improvement departments, and other areas of medical management and health services. Her work at Johns Hopkins Healthcare focuses on the health plans’ work to foster collaboration and innovation in achieving member-centered, high quality, and efficient care.

She has substantial expertise in driving value-based, member-centric care in managed health care programs across broad organizations, as well as a deep understanding of the clinical aspects of the health care delivery system. She has experience with government-sponsored health care and possesses sharp analytical, financial, and business acumen.

Dr. Rudrama Pagidipati, MD

Co-Founder, Freedom Health Inc

Rudrama received her medical degree from Gandhi Medical College and went onto complete her training in Pathology at Baptist Memorial Hospital. She is currently licensed to practice in Florida.
Dr. Pagidipati co-founded Freedom Health, the 3rd largest Medicare Advantage health plan in Florida and one of the largest privately held health plans in the United States. Currently holding a 4-star rating, Freedom Health offers multiple Medicare Advantage products in Florida, and operates with $1B in revenue and over 1,200 employees.

With her husband, Dr. Devaiah Pagidipati, she founded Suncoast Labs, a clinical laboratory and grew it to one of the largest independent labs in FL, covering 17 counties before being acquired by Labcorp in 2008.
Dr. Pagidipati also co-founded the Medicare Health Center, a medical center and urgent care that offers seniors multiple services including a senior center, fitness and nutrition programs, specialty care, and a surgical facility.