20 March 1915|
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Died||15 April 2002
Toorak, Victoria, Australia
|Education||University of Melbourne, BSc, MSc, MD|
|Title||Professor of pediatrics and Member of the Order of Australia|
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.
- Anderson, Charlotte Morrison (1915 - 2002). Bright Sparcs. Retrieved on 2008-02-12.
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