Douglas J Wiebe, PhD

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Adjunct Professor of 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
B.A. (Psychology)
University of Calgary, Alberta , 1991.
M.A. (Criminology)
Indiana State University , 1996.
Ph.D. (Social Ecology)
University of California, Irvine, 2000.
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Selected Publications

Acton EK, Hennessy S, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Miano TA, Dublin S, Horn JR, Chung S, Wiebe DJ, Willis AW, Leonard CE: Opioid drug-drug-drug interactions and unintentional traumatic injury: screening to detect three-way drug interaction signals Frontiers in Pharmacology, section Pharmacoepidemiology 2022 (in press).

Canon J, Jenkins D, Doherty H, Wiebe DJ, Geng Z: U.S. cities will not meet blood product resuscitation standards during major mass casualty incidents: results of a THOR-AABB Working Party prospective analysis. Transfusion 2022 (in press).

Pham Nguyen TP, Soprano SE, Hennessy S, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Miano TA, Acton EK, Horn JR, Chung S, Dublin S, Oslin DW, Wiebe DJ, Leonard CE: Population-based signals of benzodiazepine drug interactions associated with unintentional traumatic injury. J Psychiatr Res 2022 (in press).

Degli Esposti M, Kaufman E, Bonander, Wiebe DJ: Synthetic control methodology for examining firearm policy. Current Epidemiology Reports. Rowhani-Rahbar A (eds.). 2022 (in press).

Bretzin AC, Tomczyk CP, Wiebe DJ, Covassin T: Avenues for sport-related concussion prevention in high school football: impact of limiting collision practices. Journal of Athletic Training 2022 (in press).

Chizuk H, Willer B, Cunningham A, Bezherano I, Storey E, Master C, Mannix R, Wiebe DJ, Grady M, Meehan WP, Leddy J, Haider MN: Adolescents with sport-related concussion who adhere to aerobic exercise prescriptions recover faster. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 54(9): 1410-16 doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002952, Sept 2022.

Wiebe DJ, Storey EP, Orchinik JE, Grady MF, Leddy JJ, Willer BS, Haider MN, Mannix R, Meehan WP, Vernau B, Master CM: Measuring recovery with ecologic momentary assessment in a randomized trial of exercise after sport-related concussion. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine 32(4): e345-e353, July 2022.

Morrison, CN, Kwizera, M, Chen, Q, Puljevic, C, Branas, CC, Wiebe, DJ, Peek-Asa C, McGavin KM, Franssen SJ, Le VK, Keating M, Ferris J: The geography of sobriety checkpoints and alcohol-impaired driving. Addiction 117: 1450-7, 2022 Notes:

Page SD, Lee C, Aryal S, Freedland K, Stromberg A, Vellone E, Westland H, Wiebe DJ, Riegel B: Development and testing of an instrument to measure contextual factors influencing self‑care decisions among adults with chronic illness. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes Page:, 2022.

Degli Esposti M, Wiebe D, Kaufman E, Bonader C: Synthetic control methodology for examining firearm policy. Current Epidemiology Reports 2022 Notes:

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