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Debbie Butler, MSW, LICSW, CDE, is the Director of Behavioral Health and Pediatric programs at Joslin Diabetes Center.  Ms. Butler's clinical interests include working with children, adolescents, young adults and their families on the behavioral and emotional issues related to living with diabetes.

Ms. Butler's research interests include finding innovative ways to improve glycemic control in youth with diabetes and also finding ways to support families living with diabetes.

College
Colby College

Graduate School
Boston University School of Social Work

Internship
Boston Children's Hospital, Adcare Outpatient Services Boston

Certification
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker; Advanced Certificate in Clinical Work with Children, Adolescents, and their Families; Certified Diabetes Educator

  • Pediatric
  • Behavioral Health

Contact Information

Office Phone

(617) 309-4308

deborah.butler [at] joslin.harvard.edu