Lynn Butterly, MD

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Dr. Butterly is a gastroenterologist and director of Colorectal Cancer Screening for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She has served on several national committees, currently including the Steering Committee of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. She was the founding chair of the New Hampshire Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration for which she served as chair for 7 years.

Dr Butterly is the Principal Investigator for the New Hampshire Colonoscopy Registry (NHCR), developed as an NIH-funded statewide, population-based registry collecting longitudinal data on all aspects of screening and surveillance colonoscopy. She is also PI and Medical Director for the CDC-funded New Hampshire Colorectal Cancer Screening Program (NHCRCSP), which is working to increase colorectal cancer screening to 80% of individuals over age 50 throughout the state.

After graduating from Harvard Medical School, Dr. Butterly served her internship, residency, and fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and has focused on the optimization of colorectal cancer screening for over 25 years.