Douglas J Wiebe

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Associate Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Faculty Associate, Institute for Urban Research, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Associate, Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center (CDC Injury Center), Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Faculty Fellow, Penn Institute for Urban Research, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Cartographic Modeling Lab, University of Pennsylvania
Member , Chair’s Concussion Management Advisory Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Fellow, Center for Health Behavior Research, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Member, MPH Admissions Committee, University of Pennsylvania
Working Group Member, Afva Bora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership
Epidemiology Executive Committee, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Center of Emphasis, Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP)The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Penn Injury Science Center, University of Pennsylvania (CDC/NCIPC R49CE002474)
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Contact information
Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics
University of Pennsylvania
902 Blockley Hall,423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-746-0149
Graduate Group Affiliations
B.A. (Psychology)
University of Calgary, Alberta , 1991.
M.A. (Criminology)
Indiana State University , 1996.
Ph.D. (Social Ecology)
University of California, Irvine, 2000.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles, 2000-2002.
Member, American College of Epidemiology , 2013.
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Selected Publications

Branas CC, Hohl B, South E, Wiebe DJ, Bourgois P, Kondo M, MacDonald J: A citywide cluster randomized trial to restore blighted vacant land and its effects on violence, crime and fear. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2018 (forthcoming).

Kaufman E, Morrison C, Branas CC, Wiebe DJ: Spillover effects on firearm deaths from homicide and suicide in the United States: a cross-sectional analysis of data by county JAMA Internal Medicine online, March 2018.

Culyba AJ, Guo W, Branas CC, Miller E, Wiebe DJ: Comparing residence-based to actual path-based methods for defining adolescents’ environmental exposures using granular spatial data. Health & Place 49: 39-49, January 2018.

Dong B, Wiebe DJ: Violence and beyond: Life-course features of handgun carrying in the urban United States and the associated long-term life consequences. Journal of Criminal Justice 54: 1-11, 2018.

Abend N, Fitzgerald MP, Wiebe DJ, Fung F, Topjian A: EEG factors after pediatric cardiac arrest. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology December 2017 In Press.

Kondo M, Guerra E, Kaufman E, Wiebe DJ, Morrison C: Where do bike lanes work best? A Bayesian spatial model of bicycle lanes and bicycle crashes. Safety Science November 2017 In Press.

Morrison C, Ukert B, Palumbo A, Jacoby S, Wiebe DJ: Assaults on days of campaign rallies during the 2016 US Presidential election. Epidemiology September 2017 In Press.

Flynn KE, Richmond TS, Branas CC, Wiebe DJ: Neighborhood social trust and youth perceptions of safety during daily activities. Injury Prevention September 2017 In Press.

Master C, Grady MF, Master S, Storey E, Lockyer JE, Podolak OE, Wiebe DJ: Vision and vestibular system dysfunction predicts prolonged concussion recovery in children. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine July 2017 In Press.

Morrison CN, Jacoby SF, Dong B, Delgado MK, Wiebe DJ: Ridesharing and motor vehicle crashes in four U.S. cities: an interrupted time series analysis. American Journal of Epidemiology June 2017 In Press.

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