Douglas J Wiebe

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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
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
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 R49CE003083)
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

Bocage C, Mashalla Y, Motshome P, Fane O, Masilo-Nkhoma L, Mathiba O, Mautle E, Kuiperij B, Mmusi Tlhabano, Holmes JH, Tam V, Barg FK, Wiebe DJ: Applying the Haddon’s Matrix conceptual model to guide motor vehicle crash injury research and prevention in Botswana. African Journal of Emergency Medicine Page:, 2020.

Kaufman EJ, Morrison CN, Olson EJ, Humphreys DK, Wiebe DJ, Martin ND, Sims CA, Hoofnagle MH, Schwab CW, Reilly PM, Seamon MJ : Universal background checks for handgun purchases can reduce African American homicide rates. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 2020 (forthcoming).

Flynn D, Mathias B, Wiebe DJ: Investigating the (in)visible: Piloting an integrated methodology to explore multiple forms of violence" Journal of Community Psychology 2020 (forthcoming).

Holena D, Carr BG, Wiebe DJ, Reilly P: The impact of interhospital transfer on mortality between trauma centers: a step towards shared mortality attribution in a statewide system. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 88(1): 42-50, Jan 2020.

Morrison CN, Byrnes HF, Miller BA, Wiehe SE, Ponicki WR, Wiebe DJ: Exposure to alcohol outlets, alcohol access, and alcohol consumption among adolescents Drug and Alcohol Dependence 205(107622), Dec 2019.

Degli-Esposti M, Wiebe DJ, Gravel J, Humphreys DK: Increasing adolescent firearm homicides and racial disparities following Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ self-defence law. Injury Prevention Page: Online first doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043530, December 2019.

Palumbo AJ, Wiebe DJ, Kassam-Adams N, Richmond TS: Neighborhood environment and health of injured urban black men. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities 6(6): 1068-77, Dec 2019.

Baker AC, Wiebe DJ, Kelly CS, Munion A, Butner JE, Swinyard MT, Murray M, Berg CA: Structural model of patient-centered communication and diabetes management in early emerging adults at the transfer to adult care. Journal of Behavior Medicine 42(5): 831-41, Oct 2019.

Desai N, Wiebe DJ, Corwin DJ, Lockyer JE, Grady MF, Master CL: Factors affecting recovery trajectories in pediatric female concussion. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine 29(5): 361-367, September 2019.

Kaufman E, Holena DN, Yang WP, Morrison CN, Jacoby SF, Seamon M1, Sims C, Wiebe DJ, Beard JH: Firearm assault in Philadelphia, 2005-2014: a comparison of police and trauma registry data. Trauma Surge Acute Care 12(4): e000316, August 2019.

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