Debby Herbenick


Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH is an associate professor in Indiana University’s School of Public Health, director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion, and a research fellow and sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. She is the author of more than 90 scientific publications about sexual health and relationships and a lead scientist on the 2009, 2012, 2013, and 2014 National Surveys of Sexual Health and Behavior. Passionate about sexuality education, Dr. Herbenick has taught Human Sexuality at IU for the past 12 years, published six books about sex and love (her most recent is "The Coregasm Workout"), published thousands of newspaper and magazine columns about sexuality, and is currently the president-elect of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Dr. Herbenick works on a range of research and education projects related to women’s sexual pleasure, pain during intercourse