UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY AND ASSOCIATE DEAN AT UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
David C. Schwebel is University Professor of Psychologyand Associate Dean at University of Alabama at Birmingham. He earned his B.A. from Yale University in 1994, his M.A. from University of Iowa in 1996,and his Ph.D. from University of Iowa in 2000. He completed a clinical psychology internship at University of Washington School of Medicine.
Dr. Schwebel has published over 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts, most focusing on understanding and preventing unintentional injury in children. Specific risk factors of interest include temperament and personality, overestimation of physical ability and cognitive development, and adult supervision of children. From a prevention perspective, he has developed and implemented injury prevention techniques for pedestrian safety training in virtual reality environments, school playground safety via behavioral strategies targeting teachers, drowning prevention through lifeguard training at public swimming pools, dog bite prevention in rural China and in the United States, and kerosene safety in low-income South Africa neighborhoods. Dr. Schwebel is a Woodrow Wilson Scholar, a Fulbright Award winner, and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. He has served as Principal Investigator on grants worth over $6.5 million and his research has been funded by NIH, CDC, DOT, several other federal, non-profit and industry groups. I have attached my full CV and a photograph. Let me know if you need anything further – David