Susan W. Butterworth

Dr. Butterworth is the principal of Q-consult, LLC and has been involved in the health promotion and chronic disease self-management field since the word “wellness” was coined. She received her doctoral degree in adult education and training with a cognate in health promotion from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her special area of expertise is the practical application of behavior change science, such as Motivational Interviewing-based health coaching and other patient engagement strategies, to various health care settings. She has been awarded multiple NIH, HRSA and other grants to study the efficacy and impact of health management interventions and is well-published on the theory and outcomes of behavior change science. [+]