Douglas Wiebe, PhD

Epidemiologist

Dr. Wiebe joined the University of Pennsylvania after completing doctoral studies in the School of Social Ecology at the University of California-Irvine and a postdoctoral fellowship with the UCLA School of Public Health. His research merges theory and methods from multiple disciplines including epidemiology, public health, criminology, and social ecology. The primary focus of Dr. Wiebe’s research has been on the risks for gunshot mortality (homicide, suicide, and unintentional) associated with being exposed to firearms, and gender differences in risks for penetrating and non-penetrating firearm-related trauma. Dr. Wiebe is the Scholar-in-Residence with FICAP and a Senior Fellow with the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. His faculty appointment is with the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine.