A senior faculty of the prestigious Madras Medical College (MMC), Dr Sudha Seshayyan on Saturday was appointed the Vice-Chancellor of the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University.
A Raj Bhavan release said Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit issued the order appointing her to the post for a term of three years.
Seshayyan has an outstanding academic record with a teaching experience of more than 30 years, it said.
Seshayyan presently heads the Institute of Anatomy at Madras Medical College.
Having held various posititions, including the post of the Vice-Principal of the MMC, She has rich administrative experience and has been a member of premier Editorial Review Board for Grays Anatomy.
She had led the team that embalmed late Chief Minister J Jayalalitha’s body in 2016.