Dr. Butler’s achievements and services have been recognized with several awards. She has been named a Notable Woman in Medicine by Crain’s Detroit and is a University of Michigan Alumni Association distinguished Alumni award recipient. She is an active member of many professional societies, including the American Psychiatric Association, the Michigan Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the International Society of Sports Psychiatry, and the American Association for Physician Leadership. Her expertise has led to her serving as an expert contributor in print, radio, television, and social media article releases. She also holds an appointment on the State of Michigan Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
When not working in medicine or coaching, this engaged community leader pursues her passions by encouraging others and their successes through a number of avenues, including via her role as a member of the Alumni Association Board of Governors for the Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her civic involvement ranges from her volunteer work with the Junior League of Detroit and Jack and Jill of America, Inc. to her position in the Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan as a Girl Scout Leader. When not working professionally, she lends her time and knowledge to youth exploring STEAM fields and to young physicians by providing mentorship and guidance. Dr. Butler is committed to holistic health across the lifespan, helping everyone reach their apex. “Be your best you,” she urges.