Karen LeRoy is a family nurse practitioner specializing in primary care. She has 20+ years of nursing experience in a wide variety of settings, including telemetry, medical-surgical, primary care, physical rehabilitation and behavioral health research. As a current primary care provider, she strives to motivate and empower her patients to make healthy lifestyle choices to improve their health and reduce their risk of illness, injury and disease.

NP LeRoy is also an independent motivational interviewing trainer and has been a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) since 2020. In her 15+ years of experience with behavioral health research, she utilized motivational interviewing to help clients with behavior change in areas such as weight management, smoking cessation, and substance misuse.

NP LeRoy grew up in a military family and is also an Air Force Veteran. She spent most of her growing up years in San Antonio, TX where she resides today. When not working in the clinic or training MI, she can be found hanging out with her husband and two teenagers serving in ministries together, watching movies, and enjoying an occasional sweet treat from Sonic.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Karen LeRoy has an employment relationship with the University of Virginia and receives compensation as an independent trainer. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Karen LeRoy is a member of the Texas Nurse Practitioners and Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.