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.



Presenting a "Culture of Care" at DII Apple Institute
The Institute’s Founding Director Dr. David Wyrick and Managing Director Dr. Jeff Milroy presented at the NCAA Division II APPLE Institute, hosted by the APPLE Institute and the Gordie Center. Their presentation focused on how student-athletes and their respective athletics programs commonly align on the belief that elite sport performance is
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Research Team Partnering to Evaluate Anti-Extremism Program in Bahrain
Researchers from The Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness and Prevention Strategies are partnering with key stakeholders from the Kingdom of Bahrain and officials from D.A.R.E. America to evaluate and optimize the Ma’an Peaceful Coexistence and Anti-Extremism middle and high school programs The study will utilize the innovative, en
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