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patricia barthalow koch,adjunct professor

Patricia Barthalow Koch PhD

Adjunct Professor

  • PhD Health Promotion, Emphasis in Human Sexuality, Marriage, & Family Life Education 1983

    Pennsylvania State University--University Park (PA)

  • HSED 831 Literature in Human Sexuality

  • HSED 832 Theoretical Underpinnings of Sexuality

My research interests include sexual health & functioning, women's sexuality, and evaluation of sexuality education and interventions.

Selected Awards

  • Hugo Beigel Research Award, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, 2006

  • President's Award for Engagement with Students, Pennsylvania State University, 2013

  • Named an Alumni Teaching Fellow, The Pennsylvania State University, 2002

Selected Publications

  • Koch, P. B., Mansfield, P. K., Thureau, D., & Carey, M. (2005). Feeling frumpy: The relationships between body image and sexual response changes in midlife women. The Journal of Sex Research, 42(3), 215–223.

  • Kioch, P.B., Palmer, R.F., Vicary, J.R., & Wood, J.M. (1999). Mixing sex and alcohol in college: Female-male HIV risk model. Journal of Sex Education and Therapy, 24(1–2), 99–108.

  • Koch, P.B. (1988). The relationship of first intercourse to later sexual functioning concerns of adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 3(3–4), 345–362.

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS); International Academy of Sex Research (IASR); American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)