Dr Gabrielle Murphy has been appointed chair of the British Association for CFS/ME (BACME) at their October AGM.
Dr Murphy who is a Medical Advisor to the Sussex & Kent ME/CFS Society is a specialist physician working in the Department of Immunity and Inflammation at the Royal Free Hospital in London. She is Clinical Lead of the Fatigue Service at The Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, and also works part-time in HIV medicine. She began working in fatigue with Professor Tony Pinching at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 2000 and then moved to the Royal Free to re-open the service there.
Gabrielle takes over the chairmanship from Dr Alastair Millar who is also a Medical Advisor to Sussex & Kent that serves as a membership organisation on the BACME executive.