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Behavioral Health and Technology

Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences


Michelle Hilgart, M.Ed., Ph.D.

Instructional Designer
Phone: 434.409.9505

Michelle Hilgart earned a doctoral degree in instructional sciences and technology  in 2013, and a master’s degree with a focus in educational psychology in 2004.  Both degrees are from the Curry school of Education at the University of Virginia. Since joining Behavioral Health and Technology as a consultant in 2008, Dr. Hilgart has contributed to the development of Internet interventions aimed at populations with insomnia, pediatric encopresis, type 1 diabetes, and spinal cord injury. Dr. Hilgart has a strong interest in the application of instructional design process in the development of Internet interventions for health behavior change and has published on this topic.