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Biographical entry Andrew, Marshall (1897 - 1960)

Born
6 September 1897
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
25 July 1960
Newport, Wales
Occupation
Medical administrator and Public servant

Summary

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.

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1923
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
1929
Career position - Visiting medical officer at the Picton Lakes Village, Picton
1929
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
1946
Career event - Returned to private practice, now a chest specialist
1949 - 1960
Career position - State director of tuberculosis, New South Wales

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