Dr. Kristen Mark is a recognized sex and relationships researcher, Assistant Professor of health promotion, and Director of the Sexual Health Promotion Lab at University of Kentucky. She is also Affiliate Faculty at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. Dr. Mark earned her PhD in health behavior with a specialization in human sexuality and statistics from Indiana University. Her research centers around sexuality and sexual health in the context of couple relationships, sexual desire and desire discrepancy, women's and men's sexual functioning, and sexual pleasure and satisfaction. In addition to her numerous peer-reviewed scientific journal article publications, she regularly contributes as a blogger on Psychology Today, Huffington Post, and Kinsey Confidential and is an expert contributor on sexual health and relationships to various media outlets.