Our mission

To improve the health and wellness of all athletes through the translation of prevention research to effective programs, policies, and practices
  • IPAHW is at the forefront of excellence in health promotion for athletes of all ages and levels of competition.
  • We work collaboratively with a variety of organizations to provide educational resources and support through evidence-based programming, training, and research/evaluation.

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RECENT NEWS

DIRECTOR OF IPAHW INTERVIEWED BY CHAMPION MAGAZINE
David Wyrick, PhD, Director of the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness, was recently interviewed for the NCAA's Champion Magazine on creating safe, nurturing spaces to talk about emotional health issues with athletes. You can read the full article here.
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IPAHW DIRECTOR NOMINATED FOR SYSTEM’S HIGHEST AWARD
David L. Wyrick, Director of the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness, is UNCG's nominee for the UNC system's 2017 O. Max Gardner Award. The award was established by the UNC Board of Governors to recognize faculty who have “made the greatest contributions to the welfare of the human race.” This is the highest faculty honor awarded
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