Jorie M. Butler, PhD

Research Interests

  • Health Psychology
  • Family Adaptation to Chronic Illness
  • Aging
  • Medical Education
  • Decision Making
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Decision Support Systems, Clinical
  • Health-related Instrument and Survey Development
  • Survey Methodology
  • Qualitative Research
  • Developing Mixed-Methods (Qualitative-Quantitative) Approaches to Integrating Data Analysis
  • User-Computer Interface


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Biomedical Informatics - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Research Assistant Professor, Psychology - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Geriatrics

Academic Office Information

  • 801-582-1565-Ext.1964
  • VA - Building #2
    500 S Foothill Dr
    Salt Lake City, UT 84148

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Utah
Developmental Health Psychology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of California, Irvine
Developmental Health Psychology
Undergraduate University of California, Riverside
Psychology and History

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Rosenberg LJ, Butler JM, Caprio AJ, Rhodes RL, Braun UK, Vitale CA, Telonidis J, Periyakoil VS, Farrell TW (2019). Results From a Survey of American Geriatrics Society Members' Views on Physician-Assisted Suicide. J Am Geriatr Soc, 68(1), 23-30.
  2. Graber CJ, Jones MM, Goetz MB, Madaras-Kelly K, Zhang Y, Butler JM, Weir C, Chou AF, Youn SY, Samore MH, Glassman PA (2019). Decreases in antimicrobial use associated with multihospital implementation of electronic antimicrobial stewardship tools. (Epub ahead of print) Clin Infect Dis.
  3. Gibson B, Butler J, Doyon K, Ellington L, Bray BE, Zeng Q (2017). Veterans Like Me: Formative evaluation of a patient decision aid design. J Biomed Inform, 71S, S46-S52.
  4. Weir C, Brunker C, Butler J, Supiano MA (2017). Making cognitive decision support work: Facilitating adoption, knowledge and behavior change through QI. J Biomed Inform, 71S, S32-S38.
  5. Jones M, Butler J, Graber CJ, Glassman P, Samore MH, Pollack LA, Weir C, Goetz MB (2017). Think twice: A cognitive perspective of an antibiotic timeout intervention to improve antibiotic use. J Biomed Inform, 71S, S22-S31.
  6. Gibson B, Butler JM, Lewis L, Weir C (2016). Predictors of patient's intentions to participate in pragmatic clinical trials: An initial exploration. SSM Popul Health, 2, 90-4.
  7. Nelson RE, Butler J, LaFleur J, Knippenberg K, C Kamauu AW, DuVall SL (2016). Determining Multiple Sclerosis Phenotype from Electronic Medical Records. J Manag Care Spec Pharm, 22(12), 1377-1382.
  8. Butler JM, Hirshberg EL, Hopkins RO, Wilson EL, Orme JF, Beesley SJ, Kuttler K, Brown SM (2016). Preliminary Identification of Coping Profiles Relevant to Surrogate Decision Making in the ICU. PLoS ONE, 11(11), e0166542.
  9. Zeng-Treitler Q, Gibson B, Hill B, Butler J, Christensen C, Redd D, Shao Y, Bray B (2016). The effect of simulated narratives that leverage EMR data on shared decision-making: a pilot study. BMC Res Notes, 9, 359.
  10. Battistone MJ, Barker AM, Grotzke MP, Beck JP, Berdan JT, Butler JM, Milne CK, Huhtala T, Cannon GW (2016). Effectiveness of an Interprofessional and Multidisciplinary Musculoskeletal Training Program. J Grad Med Educ, 8(3), 398-404.
  11. Tuepker A, Zickmund SL, Nicolajski CE, Hahm B, Butler J, Weir C, Post L, Hickam DH (2016). Providers' Note-Writing Practices for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder at Five United States Veterans Affairs Facilities. J Behav Health Serv Res, 43(3), 428-42.
  12. Gibson B, Butler JM, Lewis L, Weir C (2016). Predictors of patient's intentions to participate in pragmatic clinical trials: An initial exploration. SSM Popul Health, 2, 90-94.
  13. Chapman DK, Collingridge DS, Mitchell LA, Wright ES, Hopkins RO, Butler JM, Brown SM (2016). Satisfaction With Elimination of all Visitation Restrictions in a Mixed-Profile Intensive Care Unit. Am J Crit Care, 25(1), 46-50.
  14. Roosan D, Del Fiol G, Butler J, Livnat Y, Mayer J, Samore M, Jones M, Weir C (2016). Feasibility of Population Health Analytics and Data Visualization for Decision Support in the Infectious Diseases Domain: A pilot study. Appl Clin Inform, 7(2), 604-23.
  15. Graber CJ, Jones M, Glassman PA, Weir C, Butler J, Nechodom K, et al (2015). Taking an antibiotic time-out: Utilization and usability of a self-stewardship time-out program for renewal of Vancomycin and Piperacillin-Tazobactam. Hosp Pharm, 50(11), 1011-24.
  16. Beesley S, Brown S, Hopkins R, Wilson E, Butler JM, Kuttler K, et al (2015). Stress in family members of ICU patients. Crit Care Med, 43(12), 141.
  17. Nelson RE, Xie Y, DuVall SL, Butler J, Kamauu AW, Knippenberg K, Schuerch M, Foskett N, LaFleur J (2015). Multiple Sclerosis and Risk of Infection-Related Hospitalization and Death in US Veterans. International Journal of MS Care, 17(5), 221-30.
  18. Brown SM, McBride G, Collingridge DS, Butler JM, Kuttler KG, Hirshberg EL, Jones JP, Hopkins RO, Talmor D, Orme J, Center for Humanizing Critical Care (2015). Validation of the Intermountain patient perception of quality (PPQ) survey among survivors of an intensive care unit admission: a retrospective validation study. BMC Health Serv Res, 15, 155.
  19. Jones M, Butler J, Graber C, Glassman P, Samore MH, Weir C, Goetz MB (2015). A cognitive perspective of an antibiotic timeout program. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control, 4(Suppl 1), 187.
  20. Fortenberry KT, Berg CA, King PS, Stump T, Butler JM, Pham PK, Wiebe DJ (2014). Longitudinal trajectories of illness perceptions among adolescents with type 1 diabetes. J Pediatr Psychol, 39(7), 687-96.
  21. Wiebe DJ, Chow CM, Palmer DL, Butner J, Butler JM, Osborn P, Berg CA (2014). Developmental processes associated with longitudinal declines in parental responsibility and adherence to type 1 diabetes management across adolescence. J Pediatr Psychol, 39(5), 532-41.
  22. Weir CR, Butler J, Thraen I, Woods PA, Hermos J, Ferguson R, Gleason T, Barrus R, Fiore L (2014). Veterans Healthcare Administration providers' attitudes and perceptions regarding pragmatic trials embedded at the point of care. Clin Trials, 11(3), 292-299.
  23. King PS, Berg CA, Butner J, Butler JM, Wiebe DJ (2014). Longitudinal trajectories of parental involvement in Type 1 diabetes and adolescents' adherence. Health Psychol, 33(5), 424-32.
  24. Butler JM, Carter M, Hayden C, Gibson B, Weir C, Snow L, Morales J, Smith A, Bateman K, Gundlapalli AV, Samore M (2013). Understanding adoption of a personal health record in rural health care clinics: revealing barriers and facilitators of adoption including attributions about potential patient portal users and self-reported characteristics of early adopting users. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2013, 152-61.
  25. Berg CA, Butner JE, Butler JM, King PS, Hughes AE, Wiebe DJ (2013). Parental persuasive strategies in the face of daily problems in adolescent type 1 diabetes management. Health Psychol, 32(7), 719-28.
  26. Hung M, Carter M, Hayden C, Dzierzon R, Morales J, Snow L, Butler J, Bateman K, Samore M (2013). Psychometric assessment of the patient activation measure short form (PAM-13) in rural settings. Qual Life Res, 22(3), 521-9.
  27. Forbush TB, Gundlapalli AV, Palmer MN, Shen S, South BR, Divita G, Carter M, Redd A, Butler JM, Samore M (2013). "Sitting on pins and needles": characterization of symptom descriptions in clinical notes". AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc, 2013, 67-71.
  28. Weir C, Drews FA, Butler J, Barrus RJ, Jones ML, Nebeker JR (2013). Support for contextual control in primary care: a qualitative analysis. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2013, 1463-71.
  29. Shen S, South BR, Butler J, Barrus R, Weir C (2012). The relationship between structural characteristics of 2010 challenge documents and ratings of document quality. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2012, 848-55.
  30. Drew LM, Berg C, King P, Verdant C, Griffith K, Butler J, Wiebe DJ (2011). Depleted parental psychological resources as mediators of the association of income with adherence and metabolic control. J Fam Psychol, 25(5), 751-8.
  31. Wiebe DJ, Gelfand D, Butler JM, Korbel C, Fortenberry KT, McCabe JE, Berg CA (2011). Longitudinal associations of maternal depressive symptoms, maternal involvement, and diabetes management across adolescence. J Pediatr Psychol, 36(7), 837-46.
  32. Palmer DL, Osborn P, King PS, Berg CA, Butler J, Butner J, Horton D, Wiebe DJ (2011). The structure of parental involvement and relations to disease management for youth with type 1 diabetes. J Pediatr Psychol, 36(5), 596-605.
  33. Berg CA, King PS, Butler JM, Pham P, Palmer D, Wiebe DJ (2011). Parental involvement and adolescents' diabetes management: the mediating role of self-efficacy and externalizing and internalizing behaviors. J Pediatr Psychol, 36(3), 329-39.
  34. Butler JM, Fortenberry KT, Berg CA, McCabe J, Blakemore T, Wiebe DJ (2011). Early adolescents' goals and mothers' accuracy in predicting adolescent goals in the context of Type 1 diabetes. Child Health Care, 40(2), 155-69.
  35. Tran V, Wiebe DJ, Fortenberry KT, Butler JM, Berg CA (2011). Benefit finding, affective reactions to diabetes stress, and diabetes management among early adolescents. Health Psychol, 30(2), 212-9.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Butler JM, Gibson B, Bray B, Ellington L, Zeng Q (2014). Veterans like me: Development of a patient-facing decision support tool for veterans seeking treatment for atrial fibrillation. World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), 2014, 299-302.


  1. Butler JM (Summer 2016). Shared Decision Making and Patient Centered Care. Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) Newsletter.