October 20, 2014

The Indiana University School of Medicine has hired Dr. Richard Zellars as professor and chairman of radiation oncology. Zellars, a breast cancer researcher, will come to IU in January from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He previously was on the faculty of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Zellars earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Amanda Houchens, a family physician, has joined Franciscan Physician Network’s Carmel Family Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine and her undergraduate degrees in biology and Spanish at IU.

Dr. Jerome Cordova, an internist, has joined Franciscan Physician Network’s Indiana Heart Physicians as a hospitalist, where he will treat patients staying as inpatients in one of Franciscan’s Indianapolis-area hospitals. Cordova earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a medical degree at the University of New Mexico-Albuquerque.

Dr. Ryan Jaggers joined Methodist Sports Medicine in Avon. Jaggers earned his bachelor’s and medical degrees from Indiana University.