Doug Wiebe

How Neighborhood Impacts Health and Well-Being for Low-Resource, Single-Parent Families: PRC Researcher Doug Wiebe

In the April 2016 issue of Health and Social Care in the community,  UPenn PRC Training and Evaluation Core Lead Doug Wiebe, Ph.D, and colleagues investigate factors in the physical and psycho-social well-being of low-resource, housing-unstable, single parent families living … Read more


Penn Study says Mandatory “Ignition Interlocks” Reduce Drunk-Driving Deaths By 15%

  A new study in the American Journal of Public Health, analyzing National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data, shows that states with mandatory interlock laws see a 15 percent reduction in drunk driving-related deaths compared to states without legislation requiring … Read more


Gun violence: location a key risk factor, according to Doug Weibe, PRC Core Lead

In the January 2016 issue of Epidemiology, Doug Wiebe, PhD, UPenn PRC Training Core Lead, and other health researchers from the University of Pennsylvania analyze detailed activity paths of urban youth to investigate the interplay between their lived experiences, time … Read more


Examining The Use Of Fear In Urban Violence Prevention Programs

  In the July 23, 2015 edition of Injury Prevention,http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/21/2/140.long, UPenn PRC’s Doug Wiebe, PhD., joins researchers Jonathan Purtle, Rose Cheney, and Rochelle Dicker in examining the impact of fear appeal persuasive messaging on violence prevention programs in urban communities. … Read more