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QMUL psychiatrist Kam Bhui who has looked at ethnicity and chronic fatigue gets CBE (honour)

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Dolphin, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    http://www.wolfson.qmul.ac.uk/newsandevents/three-qmul-academics-to-receive-honours-from-the-queen

    Here are 2 papers he co-authored:

    Note that the psychiatrists Peter White and Simon Wessely co-authored both papers. Those 2 individuals are particularly unpopular with a lot of the ME community. Simon Wessely has previously got a knighthood and Peter White got an OBE.
     
  2. sarah darwins

    sarah darwins I told you I was ill

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    Plus ça change ....

    What a wretched carve-up the honours system is.
     
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  3. Snowdrop

    Snowdrop Rebel without a biscuit

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    Perhaps we can create our own parallel awards system using the IgNobel's and such.
    There's also a Golden Fleece award used for public servants and politicians who waste public funds.
     
  4. Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard Hibernating

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    While the above CFS studies weren't exactly high quality, they were better than nothing and help somewhat to end the myth that CFS is a white persons disease.

    Secondly, to be fair, Kamaldeep Bhui has authored a lot more useful studies than say, SW...
     
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