Lisa M. Ingerski, PhD
Lisa M. Ingerski, PhD

Lisa M. Ingerski, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



PhD – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
MS – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
BA – University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Research Interests

  • Psychosocial factors impacting treatment adherence and quality of life outcomes
  • Family functioning and transition of responsibility related to the treatment regimen
  • Development of adherence-promotion interventions 

Selected Publications

Hommel KA, Hente EA, Odell S, Herzer M, Ingerski LM, Guilfoyle SM, Denson LA. Evaluation of a group-based behavioral intervention to promote adherence in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 24:64-69, 2012.

Hommel KA, Herzer M, Ingerski LM, Denson L. Individually-tailored treatment of medication nonadherence: a pilot study. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 53:435-439, 2011.

Piazza-Waggoner C, Modi AC, Ingerski LM, Wu, Y, Zeller MH. Distress at the dinner table? Observed mealtime interactions among treatment-seeking families of obese children. International Journal of Childhood Obesity 7:385-391, 2011.

Herzer M, Vesco A, Ingerski LM, Dolan LM, Hood KK. Explaining the family conflict glycemic control link through psychological variables in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 34:268-274, 2011.

Ingerski LM, Hente EA, Modi AC, Hommel KA. Electronic measurement of medication adherence in pediatric chronic illness: A review of measures. Journal of Pediatrics 159:528-534, 2011.

Ingerski LM, Perazzo L, Goebel J, Pai ALH. Family strategies for achieving medication adherence in pediatric kidney transplantation. Nursing Research 60:190-196, 2011.

Modi AC, Ingerski LM, Rausch JR, Glauser TA. Treatment factors affecting longitudinal quality of life in new onset pediatric epilepsy. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 36:466-475, 2011.

Pai ALH, Ingerski LM, Perazzo L, Ramey C, Bonner M, Goebel J. Preparing for transition? The allocation of oral medication regimen tasks in adolescents with renal transplants. Pediatric Transplantation 15:9-16, 2011.

Lim CS, Graziano P, Janicke DM, Gray WN, Ingerski LM. Peer victimization and depressive symptoms in obese youth: the role of perceived social support. Journal of Child Health Care 40:1-15, 2011.

Ingerski LM, Laffel L, Drotar D, Repaske D, Hood KK. Correlates of glycemic control and quality of life outcomes in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes 11:563-571, 2010.

Ingerski LM, Shaw K, Gray WN, Janicke DM. A pilot study comparing traumatic stress symptoms by child and parent report across pediatric chronic illness groups. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 31:713-719, 2010.

Vesco AT, Anderson BJ, Laffel LM, Dolan LM, Ingerski LM, Hood KK. Responsibility sharing between adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their caregivers: importance of adolescent perceptions on diabetes management and control. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 35:1168-1177, 2010.

Ingerski LM, Baldassano RN, Denson LA, Hommel KA. Barriers to oral medication adherence for adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 35:683-691, 2010.

Ingerski LM, Anderson BJ, Dolan LM, Hood KK. Blood glucose monitoring and glycemic control in adolescence: contribution of diabetes-specific responsibility and family conflict. Journal of Adolescent Health 47:197-197, 2010.

Ingerski LM, Modi AC, Hood KK, Pai AL, Zeller M, Piazza-Waggoner C, Driscoll KA, Franciosi J, Rothenberg ME, Hommel K. Health-related quality of life across pediatric chronic conditions. Journal of Pediatrics 156:639-644, 2010.

Zeller MH, Ingerski LM, Wilson L, Modi AC. Factors contributing to weight-misperception in obese children presenting for intervention. Clinical Pediatrics 49:330-336, 2010.

Weinfield N, Ingerski L, Coffey Moreau S. Maternal and paternal depressive symptoms as predictors of toddler adjustment. Journal of Child and Family Studies 18:39-47, 2009.

Gray WN, Janicke DM, Ingerski LM, Silverstein JH. The impact of peer victimization, parent distress and child depression on barrier formation and physical activity in overweight youth. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 29:26-33, 2008.

Simons L, Ingerski LM, Janicke DM. Social support, coping, and psychological functioning in mothers and fathers of pediatric transplant candidates: A pilot study. Pediatric Transplantation 11:781-787, 2007.

Ingerski LM, Janicke DM, Silverstein JH. Quality of life in overweight youth: The role of multiple informants and perceived social support. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 32:869-974, 2007.

Janicke DM, Marciel KK, Ingerski LM, Novoa W, Lowry KW, Sallinen BJ, Silverstein JH. The impact of psychosocial factors on quality of life in obese youth. Obesity 15:1799-1807, 2007.

Last update: August 2012