Steering Committee Member – Dr. Lynn Butterly

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Dr. Lynn Butterly

University of South Carolina, Center for Colon Cancer Research

Dr. Butterly is a gastroenterologist, Director of Colorectal Cancer Screening at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Butterly is Principle Investigator of the NCI-funded New Hampshire Colonoscopy Registry (NHCR), which is a statewide, population-based registry designed to investigate outcomes and best practices for the use of colonoscopy in colorectal cancer screening. She is the Principle Investigator and Medical Director for the New Hampshire Colorectal Cancer Screening Program (NHCRCSP),  a statewide CDC grant program to increase colorectal cancer screening to 80% of individuals over age 50 by 2014, including the provision of free colonoscopies.Dr. Butterly serves on the Steering Committee of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) and as a Community Liaison for Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center. She also served for seven years as the founding chair of the New Hampshire Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration (CCC), a statewide initiative whose vision is that cancer incidence, morbidity, and mortality should be significantly reduced or eliminated in New Hampshire. Dr. Butterly is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed her internship, residency, and GI fellowship training at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

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