Biographical entry Andrew, Marshall (1897 - 1960)
- 6 September 1897
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- 25 July 1960
- Medical administrator and Public servant
Marshall Andrew was a medical practitioner who developed into a specialist in chests and tuberculosis.
In 1949 he was appointed New South Wales' State Director of Tuberculosis. In this role he oversaw the opening of many new chest specialist clinics and dramatically reduced hospital waiting times for tuberculosis patients.
By the time he retired in 1960 deaths from tuberculosis had dropped by over 500 per year, since the time of his appointment in 1949.
- Education - Bachelor of Medicine and Master of Surgery (M.B., Ch. M.), University of Sydney
- 1923 - 1924
- Career position - Residential Medical Officer at Sydney Hospital
- Career position - Visiting medical officer at the Picton Lakes Village, Picton
- Career position - Visiting medical officer at the Queen Victoria Sanatorium, Thirlmere
- 1929 - 1939
- Career event - In private practice in Picton
- 1939 - 1946
- Career position - Medical superintendent of the Bodington Red Cross Home and the Queen Victoria Home for Consumptives, Wentworth Falls
- Career event - Returned to private practice, now a chest specialist
- 1949 - 1960
- Career position - State director of tuberculosis, New South Wales
- McDonald, Jan, 'Andrew, Marshall (1897-1960), Medical Practitioner', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 13, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993, pp. 55-56. Also available at http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/andrew-marshall-9363. Details
Created: 1 February 2012, Last modified: 3 October 2012