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.



TEDx Greensboro 2016
Dr. David Wyrick, Director of Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness, presented at TEDx Greensboro on May 13, 2016. Dr. Wyrick spoke about sport-related concussions, and breaking the stigma: getting student-athletes to report health issues.
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Danielle Vega- SoCon Student-Athlete of the Month
Danielle Vega, a Senior UNCG softball player and an intern with IPAHW,  was awarded SoCon student-athlete for the month of February. Click here to read more about Danielle and the other student-athletes who were recognized for their excell
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