Susan Butterworth, PhD, MS, MINT

Susan Butterworth, PhD, MS, MINT has been in the health and chronic care management field for over 20 years. She received her doctoral degree in adult education and training with a cognate in health promotion from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dr. Butterworth’s special area of expertise and research is the application of behavior change science into interventions, such as Motivational Interviewing-based health coaching, and she is a highly-sought presenter, trainer, and consultant on this topic.  She has been awarded two NIH grants to study the efficacy and impact of health management interventions, has published multiple articles on the theory and outcomes of evidence-based practice, and is currently engaged in research to improve treatment adherence to prevent hospital readmission for those with COPD and CHF.

Dr. Butterworth is the founder of Health Management Services, which was developed at Oregon Health & Science University, and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. She serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for Health Future and Health Sciences Institute. Dr. Butterworth provides consulting and training activities through her practice, Q-Consult, and is an associate professor at both the Schools of Medicine and Nursing at OHSU.