Doctor admits research fraudBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7132.645e (Published 28 February 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:645
- Clare Dyer
- legal correspondent, BMJ
A doctor who admitted producing bogus curricula vitae to secure academic posts, faking approval of ethics committees for three studies, and falsifying statistics in a research paper was erased from the medical register by the General Medical Council (GMC) last week.
Mark Williams, aged 43, lied about his qualifications to secure posts as a lecturer and senior lecturer in public health medicine at Bristol University in 1991 and 1993. He falsely claimed in …