Professor Dr Md Sharfuddin Ahmed has been appointed as vice-chancellor (VC) of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for the next three years.
He is currently serving as the chairman of Community Ophthalmology Department of the university.A gazette notification was issued in this regard on Monday, said President Abdul Hamid, also chancellor of BSMMU.
The order has been issued in public interest that will take immediate effect, it added.
Prof Sharfuddin earlier worked as pro-VC (administration) of the university. He was also the secretary general of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA).
On the other hand, Prof Dr AKM Mosharraf Hossain has been appointed as pro-VC (academic), Prof Dr Muhammad Rafiqul Alam as pro-VC (administration) and Prof Dr Mohammad Zahid Hussain as pro-VC (research & development) while Professor Dr Mohammed Atiqur Rahman has been appointed as treasurer.