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Physical Education School and Public Health

Kimberly McBride, PhD

Kimberly McBride     


Assistant Professor

Purser Hall 125
(509) 963-2492









Doctor of Philosophy 2006
Health Behavior
Human Sexuality minor
Indiana University - Bloomington
Bloomington, Indiana    
Master of Arts Degree with Distinction 2000
Counseling Psychology
Humboldt State University,
Arcata, California
Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors 1997
California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento, California


Predoctoral/Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2005-2006
The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction
Indiana University – Bloomington
Bloomington, Indiana

Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2006-2008
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana

Research Interests

Sexual Health
Developmental Trajectories of Sexuality
Understudied Sexual Behaviors
Health Communication

Selected Publications

Peer reviewed:

1. McBride, K.R., Goldsworthy, R. & Fortenberry, J.D. (2010). Patient and partner perspectives on patient-delivered partner screening: Acceptability, benefits, and barriers. AIDS Patient Care & STDs 24 (10), 631-637.

2. Rosenberger, J., Bell, D., McBride, K.R., Fortenberry, J.D., & Ott, M.A. (2010). The developmental contexts of condom use in younger adolescent boys. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 86, 400-403.

3. McBride, K.R. & Fortenberry, J. D. (2010). Heterosexual anal sexuality and anal sex behavior: A review. Journal of Sex Research Special Issue: Annual Review of Sex Research, 47 (2,3), 123-136.

4. McBride, K.R., Goldsworthy, R. & Fortenberry, J.D. (2009). Formative design and evaluation of PDPT packaging among public health clinic patients. Sexually Transmitted Infections 85 (2), 150-155.

5. McBride, K.R., Reece, M. & Sanders, S.A. (2008). Using the sexual compulsivity scale to predict outcomes of sexual behavior in young adults. Journal of Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 15, 97-115.

6.  Janssen, E., McBride, K.R., Hill, B.J., Yarber, W.L. & Butler, S.M. (2008). Factors that influence sexual arousal in men – a focus group study. Archives of Sexual Behavior 37 (2), 252-265.

7. McBride, K.R., Reece, M. & Sanders, S.A. (2007). Predicting negative outcomes of sexuality using the compulsive sexual behavior inventory. International Journal of Sexual Health, 19 (4), 51-62.

8. McBride, K.R., Sanders, S.A., Janssen, E., Grabe, M.E., Bass, J., Sparks, J.V., Brown, T.R. & Heiman, J.R. (2007). Turning sexual science into news: Sex research and the media. Journal of Sex Research, 44 (4), 347-358.              

9. Graham, C, Sanders, S., Milhausen, R., & McBride, K. (2004). Turning on and turning off: A focus group study of the factors that affect women’s sexual arousal. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 33 (6), 527-538.


Book chapters:

1. McBride, K., Reece, M., & Dodge, B. (2010).  Sexual behavior as an addictive or compulsive phenomenon.  In B. Johnson (Ed.) Addiction Medicine: Science and Practice. New York: Springer.

2. McBride, K., Reece, M. & Sanders, S. (2010). Cognitive and behavioral outcomes of sexual behavior scale. In Fisher, T.D., Davis, C.M. Yarber, W.L. & Davis, S.L. (Eds). Handbook of Sexuality-Related Measures. New York: Routledge.

3. Reece, M., Dodge, B., & McBride, K.  (2006). Sexual compulsivity: issues and challenges.  In R. McAnulty & M. Burnette (Eds.). Sex and Sexuality. London: Praeger Press.