Mary A Andrews


Lieutenant Commander, Navy

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Program Director, General Internal Medicine Fellowship
Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Remediation Methods
Self-Regulated Learning
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Bachelor of Science, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Doctor of Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
Master of Public Health, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD

Internal Medicine Internship, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Internal Medicine Residency, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
General Internal Medicine Fellowship, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD


Dr. Mary Andrews attended the University of Notre Dame and Creighton University School of Medicine. She then completed internal medicine residency and a chief resident year at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, followed by a two year general internal medicine fellowship which included a MPH from the Uniformed Services University and dedicated time for teaching, patient care, and scholarship. Following GIM fellowship, she served four years as Associate Clerkship Director for Medicine at USU and then was appointed Program Director for the General Internal Medicine Fellowship. She has written and spoken extensively on using self-regulated learning to identify and remediate struggling test-takers. Her scholarly interests include remediation, self-regulated learning, and meta-analysis research methods.

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

Staff Teacher of the Year, Navy Chapter of the American College of Physicians at Walter Reed

James J. Leonard Award for Excellence in Teaching Internal Medicine, Uniformed Services University

Chief of Internal Medicine Residents, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Representative Bibliography

Andrews MA, Magee CD, Combest TM, Allard RJ, Douglas KM. Physical Effects of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids In Healthy Exercising Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Current Sports Medicine Reports. Jul 2018:17(7), 232-241.

Andrews MA, Kelly WF, DeZee KJ. Why Does This Learner Perform Poorly on Tests? Using Self-Regulated Learning Theory to Diagnose the Problem and Implement Solutions. Academic Medicine, 01 Nov 2016; epub ahead of print. PMID: 27805955

Andrews MA, Paolino ND, DeZee KJ, Hemann B. Perspective of the Graduating Medical Student: The Ideal Curriculum for the Fourth Year of Undergraduate Medical Education. Military Medicine. Nov 2016;181(11), e1455-1463. PMID: 27849476

Hays M, Andrews M, Wilson R, Callender D, O'Malley PG, Douglas K. Reporting quality of randomised controlled trial abstracts among high-impact general medical journals: a review and analysis. BMJ Open. Jul 28 2016;6(7):e011082. PMID: 27470506

Andrews MA, Schliep KC, Wactawski-Wende J, Stanford JS, Zarek S, Radin R, Sjaarda L, Perkins N, Kalwerisky R, Hammoud A, Mumford S. Dietary factors and luteal phase deficiency in healthy eumenorrheic women. Human Reproduction. Aug 2015;30(8):1942-1951. PMID: 26082480

Andrews MA, O'Malley PG. Diabetes overtreatment in elderly individuals: risky business in need of better management. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2014 Jun 11; 311(22):2326-7. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.4563. PMID: 24915264