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.



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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Coaches Assist Featured in Athletics and the Law Article
IPAHW Managing Director Dr. Jeff Milory was recently featured in the Athletics and the Law article “Boost overall student‐athlete success by establishing a more supportive athletics department.” Dr. Milroy is one of the creators of Coaches Assist, a training program that coaches and staff can work through to practice having supportiv
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