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.



Hilinski’s Hope Partners to Develop Additional Mental Health Resources for Student Athletes
Hilinski’s Hope, the Institute to Promote Athlete Health at UNC Greensboro and Prevention Strategies have partnered to educate, advocate, and remove the stigma associated with mental illness in collegiate athletics through the empowerment of student-athletes. Together, the organizations are producing an athlete-centered, mental health skills deve
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Researchers Develop Survey for U.S. Center for SafeSport
The U.S. Center for SafeSport (The Center), the independent and exclusive authority charged by Congress with responding to and preventing all forms of abuse and misconduct within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement, engaged researchers from the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness (IPAHW) at UNC Greensboro and Prevention Strategi
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