Dr. Susan Butterworth reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Butterworth is the Principal and Founder of Q-consult, LLC, in Portland, Oregon. Q-consult, LLC, specializes in motivational interviewing and patient engagement techniques.
Education and Training
PhD: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 1991
Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR:
Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine, 2008–present
Associate Professor, School of Nursing, 2002–2010
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, 2000–2002
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, 1997–2000
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Portland State University, Portland, OR, 1995–2007
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Portland, Portland, OR. 1995–1997
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA:
Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Sport Science, 1988–1995
Instructor, Department of Health and Sport Science, 1986–1988
The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.
Dr. Butterworth receives consulting fees from DaVita Healthcare Partners, HealthSciences Institute, Mercer, and Oregon Health Authority. She receives honoraria for presentations at OHSU CarePlus, EMMI Solutions, Abbvie, College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists, UNC at Greensboro Health Coaching Program, and Samaritan Health. Dr. Butterworth also receives grant support for research with the Audiology Department of Portland, OR United States Department of Veteran Affairs.