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Mary Butler PhD

Assistant Professor

School of Public HealthDivision of Health Policy & Management

Address Division of Health Policy & Management 420 Delaware Street SE, D330-1 Mayo MMC 729 Minneapolis MN 55455 Work Phone: 612-624-6124
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Biography:

Mary Butler received her PhD in health services research and MBA from the University of Minnesota.  She is the Associate Director of the Minnesota EPC, an AHRQ-funded Evidence-based Practice Center.  Her interests include research synthesis methods and quality of care involving complex interventions in disability, chronic care, and behavioral medicine.

  • PhD – Health Services Research, Policy and Administration; University of Minnesota, 2007
  • MBA – Investment Finance; University of Minnesota, 1991
  • BS – Economics/Finance/Computer Science; University of Minnesota, 1987

Expertise:

Disparities, Quality of Care, Research Methods

Selected Publications:

  • Drekonja D, Butler M, Bliss D, Filice G, Rector TS, MacDonald R, Wilt TJ. Comparative effectiveness of clostridium difficile infection treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine 2011 Dec 20;155(12):839-47
  • Wysocki A, Butler, M, Shamliyan T, Kane RL. Whole-body vibration therapy for osteoporosis: state of the science. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2011;155:680-686
  • Butler M, Forte ML, Kane RL, Swiontkowski MF. Evidence Summary: Systematic Review of Surgical Treatments for Geriatric Hip Fractures. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2011;93:1104-15
  • Butler M, Kane RL, McAlpine D, Kathol R, Fu SS, Hagedorn H, Wilt T. Does Integrated Care Improve Treatment for Depression? A systematic review. Journal of Ambulatory Case Management. J Ambulatory Care Manage. 2011;34(2):113-125
  • Kathol RG, Butler M, McAlpine DD, Kane RL. Barriers to physical and mental condition integration service delivery. Psychosomatic Medicine. 72(6): 511-8, July, 2010
  • Town RJ, Kane RL, Johnson PE, Butler M. “Economic incentives and physicians’ delivery of preventive care: a systematic review.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 28(2):234-40, 2005 Feb.
  • Kane RL, Johnson PE, Town RJ, Butler M. A structured review of the effect of economic incentives on consumers’ preventive behavior. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 27(4):327-52, 2004 Nov.

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