Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Abraham Wyner, PhD

Abraham Wyner, PhD CIRP
CIRP Associate Fellow

Abraham Wyner, PhD is an Associate Fellow at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a Tenured Professor of Statistics and Chair of the Undergraduate Program in Statistics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wyner is also Faculty Lead at the Wharton Sports Analytics and Business Initiative (WSABI), Co-Host of "Wharton Moneyball" on Sirius XM, and Founder of the Wharton Moneyball Academy.

Dr. Wyner has published more than 50 articles in diverse fields including Applied Probability, Information Theory, Applied Statistics, and Machine Learning with applications in Neuroscience, Climate, Sleep, and Sports. He has provided expert statistical consulting services for many companies and governmental agencies. 

Dr. Wyner received his BS in Mathematics from Yale University, where he was the recipient of the Stanley Prize for Excellence in Mathematics. Dr. Wyner received his PhD in Statistics from Stanford University, where he won a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, the Abrams Prize, and the Herz Foundation Fellowship. After graduating from Stanford, he received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Post-Graduate Fellowship and a Visiting Professorship at the University of California, Berkeley. He can be contacted at