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 Team Awarded SBIR Phase I Grant
Dr. Jeff Milroy, Managing Director at The Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness at UNC Greensboro and Director of Programs at Prevention Strategies, is leading a research team that was recently awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant from the NINR (National Institute of Nursing Research) for the proposal “APC:
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David Wyrick Joins Hilinski’s Hope as Keynote for ACC Mental Health Summit
Dr. David Wyrick joined Kym and Mark Hilinski of Hilinski's Hope, to deliver the opening keynote address for the Atlantic Coast Conference's Mental Health Summit in Durham NC. The two-day summit explored strategies and best practices for mental health care for student-athletes at ACC institutions. Attendees also identified ways to reduce the sti
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