Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness
Our mission

The Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness at the University of North Carolina Greensboro is at the forefront of excellence in health promotion for athletes of all ages and levels of competition. We have a VISION to improve the health and wellness of athletes through the translation of prevention research to effective policies and practices. It is our MISSION to work collaboratively with a variety of organizations to provide educational resources and support through evidence-based programming, training, and research/evaluation to promote athlete health and wellness thereby fostering lifelong athlete development. Find Out More





Best Practices to Address Student-Athlete Alcohol Abuse
Susan Bruce and our very own Dr. David Wyrick with the Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness, share best practices to address student-athlete alcohol abuse. The article is featured in the NCAA Sport Science Institute newsletter. To read the full article click
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IPAHW Partners with LeanForward
IPAHW is excited to announce its new partnership with LeanForward.  LeanForward contributes expertise in the areas of computer-based Instructional Design and Instructional Technology to help power IPAHW's web-based initiatives.  To learn more about the partnership, see the full press release
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Embodying the Love of an Athlete
In January 2012 Julie Luck, former journalist with Fox 8 WGHP News, introduced Dustin Edmonon ( to the world.  In brief, the story highlighted Dustin's work ethic and the passion he has as a Special Olympics athlete.  Just prior to the story, Dustin had won two Special Olympic medals
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