Wayne Wiebel has a PhD in Sociology from Northwestern University.
Title/position at UIC: Dr. Wiebel is a Professor Emeritus at the Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago.
Courses Taught: Dr. Wiebel currently teaches the undergraduate Public Health and Global Citizenship (PUBH 310) course. Dr. Wiebel is also a guest lecturer for Outbreak Investigation for which he discusses his work in the chapter "Sex, Drugs & Community-based Ethnography: Field Investigations Involving Difficult to Reach Populations Around the World."
Areas of Interest Dr. Wiebel is interested in behavioral change interventions, rapid assessment and response, evaluation, combining epidemiology and ethnographic methods, and exploratory investigations.
Current and Recent Projects: Dr. Wiebel directed the USAID Health Office in HCMC, Vietnam (2011-2013), and he coordinated the implementation of an AIDS Research Center and was a visiting Professor at Atma Jaya University in Jakarta Indonesia (2009-2010). Dr. Wiebel also developed sampling strategies for epidemiologic studies of high-risk populations in Vietnam (2006-2008) and directed implementation of USAID sponsored AIDS prevention programs targeting drug risk in SE Asia.
Other: In 2013, Dr. Wiebel received a Medal Of Honor from the HCMC Vietnam Peoples Committee for his contributions to the health and well-being of its citizens.
W. Wiebel. Sex, Drugs & Community-based Ethnography: Field Investigations Involving Difficult to Reach Populations Around the World. In Cases in Field Epidemiology: A Global Health Approach, 33:421-438, 2010; M. Dworkin (ed.) Jones & Bartlett Publishing, Sudbury, MA.
W. Wiebel. THE INDIGENOUS LEADER OUTREACH MODEL:INTERVENTION MANUAL 1993; National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH Publication No. 93-3581, Rockville, MD.
W. Wiebel, et.al. "Risk Behavior and HIV Seroincidence Among Out-of-Treatment Injection Drug Users: A Four-Year Prospective Study." In JOURNAL OF ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROMESS AND HUMAN RETROVIROLOGY, July 1996, 12(3):282-289.
W.Wiebel, S. Koester, A. Pach & I. Proptoraharjo "Injection Drug User Sexual Network Studies in Bangladesh & Indonesia: A Call to Action." Family Health International, Asia Pacific Division, Bangkok, Thailand, 2006.
Dita Broz, MPH, Wayne Wiebel, PhD, Lawrence Ouellet, PhD. "Patterns & Trends of Drug Abuse in Chicago" in EPIDEMIOLOGIC TRENDS IN DRUG ABUSE: COMMUNITY EPIDEMIOLOGY WORK GROUP, VOLUME II, JUNE 2006. NIH Publication No. 07-5880A (45-60), Rockville, MD (54th update published by NIH since 1979).
W. Wiebel. "Identifying and Gaining Access to Hidden Populations." In NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE RESEARCH MONOGRAPH # 98, COLLECTION & INTERPRETATION OF DATA FROM HIDDEN POPULATIONS 1990; E. Lambert (ed), DHHS (ADM)90-1678:4-11, US Gov Printing Office, Washington, DC.
W. Wiebel. "Sampling Issues for Natural History Studies Including IV Drug Users." In NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE RESEARCH MONOGRAPH # 109: LONGITUDINAL STUDIES OF HIV INFECTION IN INTRAVENOUS DRUG USERS 1991; DHHS #(ADM)91-1786:51-62.
W. Wiebel. "Ethnographic Contributions to AIDS Intervention Strategies." In AIDS, DRUGS & PREVENTION: PERSPECTIVES ON INDIVIDUAL AND COMMUNITY ACTION, 186-200, 1996, Hartnoll & Rhodes (eds), Routledge, London, England.
L. Ouellet, A. Rahimian & W. Wiebel. "The Onset of Drug Injection Amons Sex Partners of Injection Drug Users," in AIDS PREVENTION AND EDUCATION, 1998; 10(4)341-350, The Guilford Press.
W. Wiebel. "La Rue, Terrain de Recherche et Terrain de Prevention." In RETROVIRUS March 1989; II(3):68-73, Paris, France.
J. Levy, C. Gallmeier, W. Wiebel. "Use of Peer-Support Groups for Harm Reduction among Active Street Addicts." In JOURNAL OF DRUG ISSUES 1995; 25(3):507-529.
S. Strathdee, J. Stachowiak, C. Todd, Wel-Delamy, W. Wiebel & I. Patterson. "Complex Emergencies, HIV and Substance Use: No "Big Easy" Solution." In SUBSTANCE USE AND MISUSE. special issue on HIV in international settings, 2006; 41(10-12):1637-1651.