Charlotte Anderson

Professor, Deceased Person

1915 – 2002

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Who was Charlotte Anderson?

Charlotte Morrisson Anderson AM was an Australian professor of paediatrics and children's health.

Anderson was an international pioneer in the field of paediatric gastroenterology, working on health problems including cystic fibrosis and coeliac disease. She studied the role of gluten in coeliac disease and worked to develop gluten-free diets.

Anderson was the first woman professor of paediatrics in the United Kingdom. She was appointed Leonard Parsons Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Birmingham Medical School in 1968 and remained there until 1980, when she returned to Melbourne, her place of birth.

In 1997, Anderson was named a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for her service to medicine.

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Born
Mar 20, 1915
Melbourne
Also known as
  • Charlotte Morrisson Anderson
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • University of Melbourne
Died
Apr 15, 2002
Toorak

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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