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Dr. Gail Butt

Associate Director, Hepatitis Services, BCCDC, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, UBC


Dr. Butt is Associate Clinical Director of Hepatitis Services at the BCCDC. Dr. Butt obtained both her Master of Health Sciences Degree in interdisciplinary clinical practice (1990) and Ph.D. in Nursing (2009) at McMaster University. Dr. Butt’s research and education interests include: viral hepatitis, stigma, chronic disease prevention and health services evaluation. Her Ph.D. dissertation (2009) is titled “Partnership and Population Outcome Relationships in Four Nurse-Led Hepatitis C Integrated Prevention and Care Projects.”  

Panessa C, Hill WD, Giles E, Yu A, Harvard S, Butt G, Andonov A, Krajden M, Osiowy C. Genotype D amongst injection drug users with acute hepatitis B virus infection in British Columbia. J Viral Hepat. 2009 Jan;16(1):64-73.

Butt, G. & McGuinness, L. (2008, August). Partnership working in health and social care (Better partnership working series). [Book Review]. International Journal of Integrated Care, 8, ISSN 1568-4156. Available from http://www.ijic.org/

Butt, G., Markle-Reid, M., & Browne, G. (2008, May). Interprofessional partnerships in chronic illness care: A conceptual model for measuring partnership effectiveness. International Journal of Integrated Care, 8, ISSN 1568-4156. Available from http://www.ijic.org/

Butt, G. (2008). Stigma in the context of hepatitis C: Concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 62(6), 712–724.

Butt, G. Paterson, B.L., McGuinness, L. (2008). Living with the stigma of hepatitis C. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 30(2), 204-221.
Last Updated: October 4, 2013