Foundation Dean of Medicine
Richard Roderick ANDREW (1911-1994)
Dean, Faculty of Medicine (1961-1976)
Professor Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Science (1935) and a Doctor of Medicine (1940) from the University of Melbourne.Early career
Professor Andrew was Acting Superintendent of the Children's Hospital, Perth, 1939; Honorary Fellow of the Baker Medical Research Unit, 1946-55; Honorary Physician to Out-patients, 1946-57, and to In-patients, 1957-64, at the Alfred Hospital; Visiting Medical Specialist and Visiting Physician at Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, 1947-56; Member of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne, 1947-1960; Sub-Dean, 1956, and Dean, 1957-60, at the Alfred Hospital.
During World War II, Professor Andrew served as a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Australian Imperial Force in Australia, New Guinea, Egypt, Palestine and Syria. He was mentioned in dispatches in 1943.Monash career
Professor Andrew was appointed founding dean of the Faculty of Medicine in 1960. He retired from Monash University in December 1976.
Who's Who in Australia 1994; personnel files.
Professor Andrew, 1960
Emeritus Professor Andrew with Russell Drysdale's 'The Rabbiter', 1983