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Wallace Henry Andrews

Wallace Henry Andrews, American microbiologist. Achievements include development of methods used by the Food and Drug Administration for detection of Salmonella in foods. National Aeronautics and Space Administration fellow, 1966-1969, Association Official Analytical Chemists fellow, since 1993; recipient Harvey W. Wiley award Association Official Analytical Chemists, 1995.

Background

  • Andrews, Wallace Henry was born on October 6, 1943 in Biloxi, Mississippi, United States. Son of Wallace Henry and Rita Louise (Wentzell) Andrews.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biology with distinction, University Mississippi, 1965. Master of Science in Microbiology, University Mississippi, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, University Mississippi, 1969.

    Career

    • Microbiologist Food and Drug Administration, Dauphin Island, Alabama, 1969-1971, research microbiologist Washington, since 1971. Consultant Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations, Rome, since 1983, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, Washington, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of methods used by the Food and Drug Administration for detection of Salmonella in foods.

    Works

    • Associate editor: Official Methods of Analysis, 1984, 3d edition, 1994. Member editorial board Journal Food Protection, since 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Society for Microbiology, Association Official Analytical Chemists (General Referee of Year 1986, 91), International Association Milk, Food, and Environmental Sanitarians, Inc., Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • father: Wallace Henry Andrews
    • mother: Rita Louise (Wentzell) Andrews
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    Born October 6, 1943
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      University Mississippi
    • 1967
      University Mississippi
    • 1969
      University Mississippi
    • 1969 - 1971
      Microbiologist, Food and Drug Administration
      Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States