Kimberly A Driscoll

Kimberly A Driscoll, PhD

Associate Professor

Department: HP-CLINICAL / HLTH PSYCHOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-6145
Business Email: k.driscoll@phhp.ufl.edu

About Kimberly A Driscoll

Dr. Driscoll is an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology and an Adjoint Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Florida. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in Florida and Colorado. Her expertise is in the psychological aspects of type 1 diabetes, its management, and technologies. She provides direct clinical care to individuals with type 1 diabetes of all ages and members of their support system. Dr. Driscoll has several active NIH grants focused on providing intervention to individuals with type 1 diabetes in an effort to improve self-management behaviors and glycemic control. She also holds an appointment as an Associate Professor at the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes at the University of Colorado.

Honors & Awards

2014-2015 · Florida State University
2011-2012 · Florida State University – College of Medicine
2011 · Florida State University

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychology
Subspecialties
  • Clinical Psychology
Areas of Interest
  • Type 1 diabetes

Research Profile

Dr. Driscoll’s clinical research addresses adherence to medical treatment regimens, with a focus on using technology and diabetes device downloads to assess and optimize adherence and health outcomes in type 1 diabetes. She was awarded an NIDDK K23 Career Development Award focused on improving adolescents’ type 1 diabetes self-management behaviors via tailored feedback using insulin pump downloads and problem-solving interventions. She then extended her research program through an NIDDK R03 by providing intervention to reduce clinically elevated levels of fear of hypoglycemia, which was assessed as part of a patient-reported outcomes initiative in the clinic in mothers of adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Driscoll was awarded an NIDDK DP3 implementing integrated medical and psychological care to improve type 1 diabetes self-management behaviors and health outcomes via combined in-person and telemedicine visits. Her overarching research goals are to develop and implement behavioral interventions to improve adherence during routine type 1 diabetes clinical care.

Areas of Interest
  • Adherence
  • Clinical Trial Interventions
  • Diabetes Technology
  • Patient-Provider Communication
  • Psychosocial Aspects of T1D Management
  • Type 1 Diabetes

Publications

2020 Current Diabetes Reports
2019 Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
2018 Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications
2010 Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
2009 Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology
2002 Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Grants

Jan 2020 ACTIVE
DP3 – Home Telemedicine to Optimize Health Outcomes in High-Risk Youth with Type 1 Diabetes
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK · Principal Investigator
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
JDRF National Diabetes Psychology Fellowship Program – Dianna Boone
JDRF · Mentor
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
JDRF National Diabetes Psychology Fellowship Program – Kimberly Barnett
JDRF · Mentor
Jun 2019 – Aug 2019
Hybrid closed-loop insulin therapy in pregnancies complicated by T1D
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER · Principal Investigator
Jun 2019 ACTIVE
Diabetes Journey: From systematic screening to intervention
CINCINNATI CHILDRENS MEDICAL CENTER · Principal Investigator

Education

Child Behavior and Nutrition Fellowship
2005-2007 · Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology Residency
2004-2005 · Children's Minnesota
Clinical Psychology PhD
1999-2005 · Florida State University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6145
Emails:
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100165
GAINESVILLE FL 32610