Rohan Jeyarajah, MD, was appointed as Fort Worth, Texas-based TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine's first academic chair of surgery.
What you should know:
1. Dr. Jeyarajah currently serves as Methodist Richardson (Texas) Medical Center's gastrointestinal surgical services director. He also directs the hepatopancreatobiliary surgery fellowship program at Methodist Dallas Medical Center.
2. At TCU and UNTHSC, Dr. Jeyarajah will oversee the surgery department's planning and operations.
3. On the appointment, he said, "I am so happy and so proud to be a part of the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine and this new approach to medical education."