Doug Wiebe

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania

Areas of Expertise

  • Epidemiology
  • Activity patterns
  • Geography, violence and health
  • Geographic and temporal data

Key Findings


Doug Wiebe, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, is an expert in how the nature and location of daily activities impact health and risks for violence, including the risk of injury associated with carrying firearms and keeping firearms at home.

Wiebe is the President of the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research and a member of the American College of Epidemiology.  He directs the Space-Time Epi research group and is on the editorial board of Injury Epidemiology. He also serves on study sections for the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health and the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He has received teaching awards from the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Wiebe has also held an Independent Scientist Award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and a Visiting Scholar appointment at the University of Cambridge, England.

He has authored more than 90 publications in scholarly journals including Epidemiology, the American Journal of Public Health and the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Wiebe received his Ph.D. from the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California, Irvine and completed postdoctoral training at the School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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