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.



Student-athlete mental health from a coach's perspective
Managing Director Jeff Milroy recently appeared with TACKLE it founder Katie Uttley on the Telling Their Stories podcast. They were joined by Chris Cartwright, head football coach at Kelowna Secondary School, to discuss student-athlete mental health from a coach's perspective. 
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Research study published in Journal of Adolescent Health
The Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness’s Jeff Milroy DrPH, Managing Director, and David Wyrick PhD, Founding Director and Chief Prevention Officer, were part of a research team, along with Kelly L. Rulison PhD, Lindsey Sanders MSW, LCSW and Brandon Mendenhall MPH, studying the critical factors that influence concussion reporting
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