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Ingersoll, Karen

Karen Ingersoll

Primary Appointment

Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences

Contact Information

Room 3147
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Telephone: 434-982-5960

Research Interests

Developing pragmatic psychological treatments for addictive behaviors and health behaviors.

Research Description

I'm highly interested in vulnerable groups, including rural residents, people living with HIV and other infectious diseases, women who drink alcohol or use drugs, people with transgender or nonbinary gender identities, and those at risk for STIs and infectious diseases.

Selected Publications

Bean MK, Ingersoll KS, Powell P, Stern M, Evans RK, Wickham EP, Mazzeo SE, Impact of motivational interviewing on outcomes of an adolescent obesity treatment: results from the MI Values randomized controlled pilot trial., 2018; Clinical obesity. () PMID: 29931804 |

Flickinger TE, DeBolt C, Xie A, Kosmacki A, Grabowski M, Waldman AL, Reynolds G, Conaway M, Cohn WF, Ingersoll K, Dillingham R, Addressing Stigma Through a Virtual Community for People Living with HIV: A Mixed Methods Study of the PositiveLinks Mobile Health Intervention., 2018; AIDS and behavior. () PMID: 29882048 | PMCID: PMC6153974

Dillingham R, Ingersoll K, Flickinger TE, Waldman AL, Grabowski M, Laurence C, Wispelwey E, Reynolds G, Conaway M, Cohn WF, PositiveLinks: A Mobile Health Intervention for Retention in HIV Care and Clinical Outcomes with 12-Month Follow-Up., 2018; AIDS patient care and STDs. 32(6) 241-250 PMID: 29851504 | PMCID: PMC5982157

Chow PI, Ingersoll KS, Thorndike FP, Lord HR, Gonder-Frederick L, Morin CM, Ritterband LM, Cognitive mechanisms of sleep outcomes in a randomized clinical trial of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia., 2018; Sleep medicine. 47() 77-85 PMID: 29778918 | PMCID: PMC5993570

Ingersoll K, Frederick C, MacDonnell K, Ritterband L, Lord H, Jones B, Truwit L, A Pilot RCT of an Internet Intervention to Reduce the Risk of Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancy., 2018; Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 42(6) 1132-1144 PMID: 29741798 | PMCID: PMC5984155

Hettema JE, Cockrell SA, Reeves A, Ingersoll KS, Lum PJ, Saitz R, Murray-Krezan CM, Carrejo VA, Development and differentiability of three brief interventions for risky alcohol use that include varying doses of motivational interviewing., 2018; Addiction science & clinical practice. 13(1) 6 PMID: 29482632 | PMCID: PMC5828117

Cox DJ, Gonder-Frederick LA, Singh H, Ingersoll KS, Banton T, Grabman JH, Schmidt K, Clarke W, Predicting and Reducing Driving Mishaps Among Drivers With Type 1 Diabetes., 2017; Diabetes care. 40(6) 742-750 PMID: 28404657 | PMCID: PMC5439415

Hanson JD, Nelson ME, Jensen JL, Willman A, Jacobs-Knight J, Ingersoll K, Impact of the CHOICES Intervention in Preventing Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies in American Indian Women., 2017; Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. 41(4) 828-835 PMID: 28173632 | PMCID: PMC5378586

McManus KA, Rhodes A, Bailey S, Yerkes L, Engelhard CL, Ingersoll KS, Stukenborg GJ, Dillingham R, Affordable Care Act Qualified Health Plan Coverage: Association With Improved HIV Viral Suppression for AIDS Drug Assistance Program Clients in a Medicaid Nonexpansion State., 2016; Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 63(3) 396-403 PMID: 27143661 | PMCID: PMC4946015

Ritterband LM, Thorndike FP, Ingersoll KS, Lord HR, Gonder-Frederick L, Frederick C, Quigg MS, Cohn WF, Morin CM, Effect of a Web-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia Intervention With 1-Year Follow-up: A Randomized Clinical Trial., 2016; JAMA psychiatry. 74(1) 68-75 PMID: 27902836 |

Flickinger TE, DeBolt C, Waldman AL, Reynolds G, Cohn WF, Beach MC, Ingersoll K, Dillingham R, Social Support in a Virtual Community: Analysis of a Clinic-Affiliated Online Support Group for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS., 2016; AIDS and behavior. 21(11) 3087-3099 PMID: 27766448 |

Modipane MB, Waldman AL, Ritterband L, Dillingham R, Bullock L, Ingersoll KS, Technology Use Among Patients in a Nonurban Southern U.S. HIV Clinic in 2015., 2016; Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association. 22(11) 965-968 PMID: 27123688 | PMCID: PMC5107675

Flickinger TE, DeBolt C, Wispelwey E, Laurence C, Plews-Ogan E, Waldman AL, Reynolds G, Cohn WF, Beach MC, Ingersoll K, Dillingham R, Content Analysis and User Characteristics of a Smartphone-Based Online Support Group for People Living with HIV., 2016; Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association. 22(9) 746-54 PMID: 27002956 |

Quigg M, Gharai S, Ruland J, Schroeder C, Hodges M, Ingersoll KS, Thorndike FP, Yan G, Ritterband LM, Insomnia in epilepsy is associated with continuing seizures and worse quality of life., 2016; Epilepsy research. 122() 91-6 PMID: 26994361 |

Ingersoll KS, Dillingham RA, Hettema JE, Conaway M, Freeman J, Reynolds G, Hosseinbor S, Pilot RCT of bidirectional text messaging for ART adherence among nonurban substance users with HIV., 2015; Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association. 34() 1305-15 PMID: 26651472 | PMCID: PMC4681310

Flickinger TE, Saha S, Roter D, Korthuis PT, Sharp V, Cohn J, Moore RD, Ingersoll KS, Beach MC, Respecting patients is associated with more patient-centered communication behaviors in clinical encounters., 2015; Patient education and counseling. 99(2) 250-5 PMID: 26320821 | PMCID: PMC5271348

Hanson JD, Ingersoll K, Pourier S, Development and Implementation of CHOICES Group to Reduce Drinking, Improve Contraception, and Prevent Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies in American Indian Women., 2015; Journal of substance abuse treatment. 59() 45-51 PMID: 26265591 | PMCID: PMC4661109

Hettema J, Cockrell S, Russo J, Corder-Mabe J, Yowell-Many A, Chisholm C, Ingersoll K, Missed Opportunities: Screening and Brief Intervention for Risky Alcohol Use in Women's Health Settings., 2015; Journal of women's health (2002). 24(8) 648-54 PMID: 26230758 | PMCID: PMC4628227

Read G, Ingersoll KS, Which Patient Characteristics Among Cocaine Users with HIV Relate to Drug Use and Adherence Outcomes Following a Dual-Focused Intervention?, 2015; AIDS and behavior. 20(3) 633-45 PMID: 26142103 | PMCID: PMC4699872

Farrell L, Ingersoll K, Ceperich SD, Enhancing Patient Adherence: Promoting Engagement via Positive Patient-Provider Relationships in HIV/AIDS Care., 2015; Medical encounter. 23(2) 69-71 PMID: 25580473 | PMCID: PMC4285710

Ingersoll KS, Banton T, Gorlin E, Vajda K, Singh H, Peterson N, Gonder-Frederick L, Cox DJ, Motivational Interviewing Support for a Behavioral Health Internet Intervention for Drivers with Type 1 Diabetes., 2015; Internet interventions. 2(2) 103-109 PMID: 25774342 | PMCID: PMC4356504

Bean MK, Powell P, Quinoy A, Ingersoll K, Wickham EP, Mazzeo SE, Motivational interviewing targeting diet and physical activity improves adherence to paediatric obesity treatment: results from the MI?Values randomized controlled trial., 2014; Pediatric obesity. 10(2) 118-25 PMID: 24729537 | PMCID: PMC4197118

Ingersoll KS, Ceperich SD, Nettleman MD, Johnson BA, Risk drinking and contraception effectiveness among college women., 2014; Psychology & health. 23(8) 965-81 PMID: 25160922 | PMCID: PMC4148693

Ritterband LM, Thorndike FP, Lord HR, Borowitz S, Walker LS, Ingersoll KS, Sutphen J, Cox DJ, An RCT of an Internet Intervention for Pediatric Encopresis with One Year Follow-Up., 2013; Clinical practice in pediatric psychology. 1(1) 68-80 PMID: 24040581 | PMCID: PMC3770305

Walters ST, Ondersma SJ, Ingersoll KS, Rodriguez M, Lerch J, Rossheim ME, Taxman FS, MAPIT: development of a web-based intervention targeting substance abuse treatment in the criminal justice system., 2013; Journal of substance abuse treatment. 46(1) 60-5 PMID: 23954392 | PMCID: PMC3818291

Penberthy JK, Hook JN, Hettema J, Farrell-Carnahan L, Ingersoll K, Depressive symptoms moderate treatment response to brief intervention for prevention of alcohol exposed pregnancy., 2013; Journal of substance abuse treatment. 45(4) 335-42 PMID: 23810264 | PMCID: PMC3742677

Ingersoll K, Dillingham R, Reynolds G, Hettema J, Freeman J, Hosseinbor S, Winstead-Derlega C, Development of a personalized bidirectional text messaging tool for HIV adherence assessment and intervention among substance abusers., 2013; Journal of substance abuse treatment. 46(1) 66-73 PMID: 24029625 | PMCID: PMC3818515

Farrell-Carnahan L, Hettema J, Jackson J, Kamalanathan S, Ritterband LM, Ingersoll KS, Feasibility and promise of a remote-delivered preconception motivational interviewing intervention to reduce risk for alcohol-exposed pregnancy., 2013; Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association. 19(8) 597-604 PMID: 23763608 | PMCID: PMC3719466

Thorndike FP, Ritterband LM, Gonder-Frederick LA, Lord HR, Ingersoll KS, Morin CM, A randomized controlled trial of an internet intervention for adults with insomnia: effects on comorbid psychological and fatigue symptoms., 2013; Journal of clinical psychology. 69(10) 1078-93 PMID: 24014057 | PMCID: PMC4078738

Winstead-Derlega C, Rafaly M, Delgado S, Freeman J, Cutitta K, Miles T, Ingersoll K, Dillingham R, A pilot study of delivering peer health messages in an HIV clinic via mobile media., 2012; Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association. 18(6) 464-9 PMID: 22732025 | PMCID: PMC3399111

Wolfe H, Haller DL, Benoit E, Bolger KW, Cancienne JC, Ingersoll KS, Sharp V, Developing PeerLink to engage out-of-care HIV+ substance users: training peers to deliver a peer-led motivational intervention with fidelity., 2012; AIDS care. 25(7) 888-94 PMID: 23230862 | PMCID: PMC3817565

Schafer KR, Brant J, Gupta S, Thorpe J, Winstead-Derlega C, Pinkerton R, Laughon K, Ingersoll K, Dillingham R, Intimate partner violence: a predictor of worse HIV outcomes and engagement in care., 2012; AIDS patient care and STDs. 26(6) 356-65 PMID: 22612519 | PMCID: PMC3366337

Hettema JE, Hosseinbor S, Ingersoll KS, Feasibility and reliability of interactive voice response assessment of HIV medication adherence: research and clinical implications., 2012; HIV clinical trials. 13(5) 271-7 PMID: 23134627 | PMCID: PMC3645257

Strayer SM, Pelletier SL, Rollins LK, Heim SW, Ingersoll KS, Ritterband LM, Schorling JB, Evaluation of a screening and counseling tool for alcohol misuse: a Virginia Practice Support and Research Network (VaPSRN) trial., 2012; Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM. 25(5) 605-13 PMID: 22956696 | PMCID: PMC3532040

Ingersoll KS, Ceperich SD, Hettema JE, Farrell-Carnahan L, Penberthy JK, Preconceptional motivational interviewing interventions to reduce alcohol-exposed pregnancy risk., 2012; Journal of substance abuse treatment. 44(4) 407-16 PMID: 23192220 | PMCID: PMC3678761

Ingersoll KS, Farrell-Carnahan L, Cohen-Filipic J, Heckman CJ, Ceperich SD, Hettema J, Marzani-Nissen G, A pilot randomized clinical trial of two medication adherence and drug use interventions for HIV+ crack cocaine users., 2011; Drug and alcohol dependence. 116(1) 177-87 PMID: 21306837 | PMCID: PMC3102141

Ingersoll KS, Hettema JE, Cropsey KL, Jackson JP, Preconception markers of dual risk for alcohol and smoking exposed pregnancy: tools for primary prevention., 2011; Journal of women's health (2002). 20(11) 1627-33 PMID: 21838526 | PMCID: PMC3216067

Ceperich SD, Ingersoll KS, Motivational interviewing?+?feedback intervention to reduce alcohol-exposed pregnancy risk among college binge drinkers: determinants and patterns of response., 2011; Journal of behavioral medicine. 34(5) 381-95 PMID: 21318412 | PMCID: PMC3653773

Yeagley EK, Kulbok PA, O'Laughlen MC, Ingersoll KS, Rovnyak VG, Rana S, The feasibility and acceptability of a motivational interviewing intervention for HIV-infected youth in an urban outpatient clinic: a pilot study., 2011; The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC. 23(4) 366-70 PMID: 21924647 | PMCID: PMC3645266

Cropsey KL, Lane PS, Hale GJ, Jackson DO, Clark CB, Ingersoll KS, Islam MA, Stitzer ML, Results of a pilot randomized controlled trial of buprenorphine for opioid dependent women in the criminal justice system., 2011; Drug and alcohol dependence. 119(3) 172-8 PMID: 21782352 | PMCID: PMC3214606

Bean MK, Mazzeo SE, Stern M, Bowen D, Ingersoll K, A values-based Motivational Interviewing (MI) intervention for pediatric obesity: study design and methods for MI Values., 2011; Contemporary clinical trials. 32(5) 667-74 PMID: 21554994 | PMCID: PMC3148306

Farrell Carnahan L, Fabbri S, Ingersoll K, Technicalities: Getting and staying connected to people living with HIV/AIDS in the southern United States., 2010; Patient education and counseling. 83(1) 139-40; author reply 141 PMID: 20685067 | PMCID: PMC4039028

Velasquez MM, Ingersoll KS, Sobell MB, Floyd RL, Sobell LC, von Sternberg K, A Dual-Focus Motivational Intervention to Reduce the Risk of Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancy., 2010; Cognitive and behavioral practice. 17(2) 203-212 PMID: 20473352 | PMCID: PMC2868197

Wagner CC, Ingersoll KS, Beyond Cognition: Broadening the Emotional Base of Motivational Interviewing., 2010; Journal of psychotherapy integration. 18(2) 191-206 PMID: 20631922 | PMCID: PMC2903073

Fabbri S, Farrell LV, Penberthy JK, Ceperich SD, Ingersoll KS, Toward prevention of alcohol exposed pregnancies: characteristics that relate to ineffective contraception and risky drinking., 2009; Journal of behavioral medicine. 32(5) 443-52 PMID: 19459039 | PMCID: PMC2868058

Wagner CC, Ingersoll KS, Beyond behavior: eliciting broader change with motivational interviewing., 2009; Journal of clinical psychology. 65(11) 1180-94 PMID: 19760743 | PMCID: PMC2868341

Heckman CJ, Wilson DB, Ingersoll KS, The influence of appearance, health, and future orientations on tanning behavior., 2008; American journal of health behavior. 33(3) 238-43 PMID: 19063645 | PMCID: PMC4046324

Heckman CJ, Egleston BL, Wilson DB, Ingersoll KS, A preliminary investigation of the predictors of tanning dependence., 2008; American journal of health behavior. 32(5) 451-64 PMID: 18241130 | PMCID: PMC4089889

Ingersoll KS, Cohen J, The impact of medication regimen factors on adherence to chronic treatment: a review of literature., 2008; Journal of behavioral medicine. 31(3) 213-24 PMID: 18202907 | PMCID: PMC2868342

Ingersoll KS, Cropsey KL, Heckman CJ, A test of motivational plus nicotine replacement interventions for HIV positive smokers., 2007; AIDS and behavior. 13(3) 545-54 PMID: 18066659 | PMCID: PMC2875059

Floyd RL, Sobell M, Velasquez MM, Ingersoll K, Nettleman M, Sobell L, Mullen PD, Ceperich S, von Sternberg K, Bolton B, Johnson K, Skarpness B, Nagaraja J, Preventing alcohol-exposed pregnancies: a randomized controlled trial., 2007; American journal of preventive medicine. 32(1) 1-10 PMID: 17218187 | PMCID: PMC2888541

Ingersoll KS, Van Zyl C, Cropsey KL, Publishing HIV/AIDS behavioural science reports: An author's guide., 2006; AIDS care. 18(7) 674-80 PMID: 16971274 | PMCID: PMC2880859

Nettleman M, Ingersoll KS, Ceperich SD, Characteristics of adult women who abstain from sexual intercourse., 2006; The journal of family planning and reproductive health care. 32(1) 23-4 PMID: 16492332 | PMCID: PMC2868060

Ingersoll KS, Heckman CJ, Patient-clinician relationships and treatment system effects on HIV medication adherence., 2005; AIDS and behavior. 9(1) 89-101 PMID: 15812616 | PMCID: PMC2868061

Ingersoll KS, Cohen J, Combination treatment for nicotine dependence: state of the science., 2005; Substance use & misuse. 40(13) 1923-43, 2043-8 PMID: 16282086 | PMCID: PMC2868059

Ingersoll KS, Ceperich SD, Nettleman MD, Karanda K, Brocksen S, Johnson BA, Reducing alcohol-exposed pregnancy risk in college women: initial outcomes of a clinical trial of a motivational intervention., 2005; Journal of substance abuse treatment. 29(3) 173-80 PMID: 16183466 | PMCID: PMC2875062

Ingersoll KS, Knisely JS, Dawson KS, Schnoll SH, Psychopathology and treatment outcome of drug dependent women in a perinatal program., 2004; Addictive behaviors. 29(4) 731-41 PMID: 15135555 | PMCID: PMC2868062

Ingersoll K, The impact of psychiatric symptoms, drug use, and medication regimen on non-adherence to HIV treatment., 2003; AIDS care. 16(2) 199-211 PMID: 14676026 |

Knisely JS, Barker SB, Ingersoll KS, Dawson KS, Psychopathology in substance abusing women reporting childhood sexual abuse., 2000; Journal of addictive diseases. 19(1) 31-44 PMID: 10772601 |

Haller DL, Ingersoll KS, Assessment of perinatal substance abusers: experiences of one Perinatal-20 project., 1996; NIDA research monograph. 166() 143-62 PMID: 8818170 |

Lewis RA, Haller DL, Branch D, Ingersoll KS, Retention issues involving drug-abusing women in treatment research., 1996; NIDA research monograph. 166() 110-22 PMID: 8818168 |

Ingersoll K, Dawson K, Haller D, Family functioning of perinatal substance abusers in treatment., 1996; Journal of psychoactive drugs. 28(1) 61-71 PMID: 8714335 |

Ingersoll KS, Lu IL, Haller DL, Predictors of in-treatment relapse in perinatal substance abusers and impact on treatment retention: a prospective study., 1995; Journal of psychoactive drugs. 27(4) 375-87 PMID: 8788693 |