Dr. Sudha Seshayyan, a senior faculty of the prestigious Madras Medical College (MMC), was Saturday appointed the Vice-Chancellor of the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University.
Governor Banwarilal Purohit issued the order appointing her to the post for a term of three years, a Raj Bhavan release here said.
Dr. Seshayyan, presently the Director and Professor of Institute of Anatomy in the over a century old Madras Medical College has an outstanding academic record with a teaching experience of more than 30 years, it said.
She also has rich administrative experience having held various positions, including the post of the Vice-Principal of the MMC, and been a member of premier Editorial Review Board for Grays Anatomy and continues to be a member of the International Advisory Board for reviewing the publication.
She had led the team that embalmed late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s body in 2016.
Noted for her Hindu religious discourses and oratory in Tamil, she has for long been a master of ceremonies of key government events, including swearing in functions of new governments.