Faculty


Katherine Heimburger Ingram, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

 

Office: Prillaman Hall 4016

Phone: 470-578-6891

E-mail: khingram@kennesaw.edu

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Academic Degrees

 

 

Ph.D.

Exercise Physiology

Georgia State University

2009

 

M.S.

Exercise Physiology

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

1998

 

B.S.

Sport Management

Tulane University

1993

 

Professional Experience

 

 

2012-Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, Kennesaw State University

 

2011-2012

Postdoctoral Fellow, Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

2009-2011

Postdoctoral Fellow, Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

Recent Professional Activities

 

 

Recent Publications:
V Pisprasert, KH Ingram, MF Lopez-Davila, AJ Munoz, WT Garvey.  Limitations in the Use of Indices Employing Glucose and Insulin Levels to Predict Insulin Sensitivity: Impact of Race and Gender and Superiority of the Matsuda Index in African American Males.  Diabetes Care, in process.

 

Ingram KH, Hill H, Moellering DR, Hill BG, Lara-Castro C, Newcomer B, Brandon LJ, Ingalls CP, Penumetcha M, Rupp JC, Garvey WT. "Skeletal muscle lipid peroxidation and insulin resistance in humans." J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jul;97(7):E1182-6.

 

Ingram KH, Lara-Castro C, Gower BA, Makowsky R, Allison DB, Newcomer BR, Munoz AJ, Beasley TM, Lawrence JC, Lopez-Ben R, Rigsby DY, Garvey WT. "Intramyocellular lipid and insulin resistance: differential relationships in European and African Americans." Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Jul;19(7):1469-75.

 

 

Published Abstracts and Presentations:

KH Ingram, B Gower, G Hunter.  Parity and race influence relationships among fitness, central fat accumulation, and insulin sensitivity. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 44 (5 Suppl), 2012.

 

KH Ingram, KA Kaiser, O Affuso, TL Cox, F Abbas, TM Beasley, G Cutter, DB Allison.  Predictors of dropout rates in recent obesity RCTs.  Obesity, 19 (1), S182, 2011.

 

KA Kaiser, O Affuso, KH Ingram, TL Cox, F Abbas, G Cutter, DB Allison.  Is Intervention Intensity Related to Participant Dropout Rates in Obesity Randomized Controlled Trials? Obesity, 19 (1), S181, 2011.

 

O Affuso, TL Cox, K Kaiser, K Ingram, H Robertson, F Abbas, DB Allison.  Reporting quality of pediatric obesity randomized controlled trials - a preliminary analysis.  Obesity, 19 (1), S110, 2011.

 

KH Ingram, R Makowsky, G Hunter, B Gower.  Change in insulin sensitivity with weight gain is determined by fatness better than by fitness.  Med Sci Sports Exerc; 43 (5 Suppl), 2011.

 

GB Chen, KH Ingram, G de los Campos, N Yi, XY Lou, D Pomp and DB Allison. A two-step modeling strategy for testing and estimating genetic susceptibility to the ill-effects of adiposity: Illustration in an outbred F2 mice population.  Int J Obesity: S2: 21, 2011. 

 

Kaiser KA, Affuso O, Ingram KH, Cox TL, Abbas F & Allison DB. Is intervention intensity related to dropout rates in diet/supplement randomized controlled trials (RCTs)? Obesity Reviews, 12 (Suppl. 1): 21-37, 2011. 

 

KH Ingram, LJ Brandon, CP Ingalls, JC Rupp, M Penumetcha, WT Garvey.  Skeletal muscle HNE is related to insulin resistance in sedentary individuals.  FASEB J.; 24 (Suppl), 2010.

 

Affuso O, Kaiser K, Cox TL, Robertson H, Ingram K & Allison DB. A preliminary analysis of the association of run-in periods with drop-out rates and weight loss in obesity randomized controlled trials. Obesity Reviews, 11 (Suppl. 1): 288, 2010.

 

Cox TL, Affuso O, Kaiser K, Ingram K, Robertson H & Allison DB. Reporting quality of obesity randomized controlled trials: A preliminary review. Obesity Reviews, 11 (Suppl. 1): 335, 2010. 

K Heimburger, C Lara-Castro, B Newcomer, A Shiflett, D Rigsby, WT Garvey.  Racial differences in intramyocellular lipids and their relationships to metabolic traits. Obesity; 15 (9 Suppl), 2007.

 

KD Heimburger and LJ Brandon. Is BMI a good predictor of fatness? Med Sci Sports Exerc; 39 (5 Suppl), 2007.

 

LJ Brandon and K Heimburger. Comparison of the relationship of BMI, percent fat and skinfolds with blood pressure. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 39 (5 Suppl) S374-S375, 2007.

 

JC Rupp, MS Green, BT Corona, KD Heimburger, PR Pullen, AS Everest.  Physiological predictors of 10 kilometer running performance. Med Sci Sports Exerc; 39 (5 Suppl), 2007.

 

 

Professional Interests

 

 

Obesity assessment and intervention, body fat distribution and insulin resistance, metabolomics in diabetes, gestational obesity, gestational diabetes, exercise interventions in pregnancy.

 

Teaching Responsibilities

 

 

HPS 4150 Nutrition