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Dr. Peter R. Butt BA, MD, CCFP, FCFP Associate Professor Academic Family Medicine

Mental Health and Addictions, 314 Duchess Street, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0R1

Research Area(s)

  • Substance use Disorders
  • CRISM, Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse, CIHR 2015-2020
  • National Low Risk Drinking Guidelines
  • Campus Binge Drinking Prevention
  • Knowledge Translation of Addiction concepts
  • Opioid Substitution Therapy
  • Aboriginal Health
  • Physician Health and Well-being



  • BA Wilfrid Laurier University
  • MD McMaster University
  • CCFP University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
  • CCFP(EM)
  • FCFP


  • Undergraduate: Ethics, Communication Skills, Substance Use Disorders, Problem Based Learning
  • Postgraduate: Substance Use Disorder management including detox, treatment, pharmaceutical support and recovery care.
  • CME: Range of topics on Substance Use Disorders including the National Low Risk Drinking Guidelines and Alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral for Treatment.

Professional Affiliations

  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
  • College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Saskatchewan Medical Association
  • Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine