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Physician honored for opioid reduction work

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WENATCHEE — Dr. Malcolm Butler, medical director at Columbia Valley Community Health, was honored Aug. 26 with a national award for his efforts to reduce prescription opioid abuse and accidental overdoses.

Butler received the 2013 Samuel U. Rodgers Achievement Award at the 44th annual National Association of Community Health Centers’ Community Health Institute conference in Chicago.

Butler has been an advocate for physicians to stop overprescribing opioids for chronic pain.

Butler has practiced in Wenatchee since 1993…

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