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Grant Writing

We can help you identify sources of grant funding and help you write a winning proposal. Our experience includes grants secured from local hospital foundations, state and local coalitions, private funding agencies, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

 

  • myPlaybook: Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program – Phase II, National Institute on Drug Abuse SBIR.
  • Picture Me Fit: Engaging Youth in Community-Based Prevention. National Institute of Nursing Research. 
  • Spartan CHOICES. NCAA Sport Science Institute.
  • NCAA Division I Pilot of myPlaybook. NCAA Sport Science Institute.
  • NCAA Coaches Online Education: Division II Feasibility Study. NCAA Sport Science Institute.
  •  Evaluating the Effectiveness of the 360 Proof Alcohol Education Resource. NCAA.
  • Picture Me Alcohol Free: Engaging Youth in Community-Based Prevention Phase II. National Institute on Drug Abuse.
  • myPlaybook: Drug and Alcohol Prevention for College Athletes  Phase II. National Institute on Drug Abuse.
  • myPlaybook  High School:  Drug and Alcohol Prevention for High School Athletes   Phase II Administrative Supplement. National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Select Publications and Conference Papers

  • Wahesh, E., Lewis, T., Wyrick, D.L., Borders, D., Ackerman, T. (In Press). Perceived Norms, Outcome Expectancies, and Collegiate Drinking: Examining the Mediating Role of Drinking Motives. Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling.
  • Dingman, D., Schulz, M., Wyrick, D.L., Bibeau, D.L., Gupta, S. (In Press). Factors Related to the Number of Fast Food Meals Obtained by College Meal Plan Students. Journal of American College Health.
  • Dingman, D. Schulz, M., Wyrick, D.L., Bibeau, D.L., Gupta, S. (In Press). Does Providing Nutrition Information at Vending Machines Reduce Calories Per Item Sold? Journal of Public Health Policy.
  • Seitz, C.M., Wyrick, D.L., Rulison, K., & Strack, R.W. (In Press). The Role of Coach and Teammate Injunctive Norm Reference Groups on College Student-Athlete Substance Use. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education.
  • Wyrick, D.L., Rulison, K.L., Fearnow-Kenney, M., Milroy, J.J., & Collins, L. (2014). Moving beyond the treatment package approach to developing behavioral interventions: Addressing questions that arose during an application of the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST). Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research. 
  • Wahesh, E., Wyrick, D.L., Lewis, T., & Orsini, M.M. (In Press). Hazardous Drinking by First-Year College Athletes: The differential roles of drinking motives, alcohol consequences, and season status. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education.
  • Wagoner, K.G., Sparks, M., Francisco, V., Wyrick, D.L., Nichols, T., and Wolfson, M. (2013). Social Host Policies and Underage Drinking Parties. Substance Use and Misuse, Vol 48(1-2), pp. 41-53.
  • Seitz, C.M., Wyrick, D.L., Orsini, M.M., Milroy, J.J., & Fearnow-Kenney, M. (2013). Coverage of adolescent substance use prevention in state frameworks for health education: 10-year follow-up. Journal of School Health, Vol 83(1), pp. 53-60
  • Seitz, C.M., Strack, R.W., Rice, R., Simmons, T., Moore, E., & Wyrick, D.L.  (2012).  Using the Photovoice method to advocate for change to a campus smoking policy. Journal of American College Health, Vol 60(7), pp. 537-540.
  • Wagoner, K.G., Francisco, V.T., Sparks, M., Wyrick, D.L., Nichols, T., and Wolfson, M. (2012). A Review of Social Host Policies Focused on Underage Drinking Parties: Suggestions for Future Research. Journal of Drug Education, Vol 42(1), pp. 99-117.
  • Seitz, C.M., Strack, R.W., & Wyrick, D.L. (2012). Cigarette Smoking and Facial Wrinkles: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Smoking Cessation, Vol 7(1), pp. 1-7.
  • Seitz, C.M., Orsini, M.M., Fearnow-Kenney, M., Hatzudis, K., & Wyrick, D.L. (2012). Twitter as a tool to warn others about sobriety checkpoints: A pilot observational study. International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 15, pp. 112  119.
  • Seitz, C.M., Strack, R.W., Orsini, M.M., Rosario, C., Haugh, C., Rice, R., Wyrick, D.L., & Wagner, L. (2012). Quantifying Littered Cigarette Butts to Measure Effectiveness of Smoking Bans to Building Perimeters. Journal of American College Health, Vol 60(4), pp. 331-334.
  • Orsini, M.M., Wyrick, D.L. (2012). Collaborative Evaluation of a High School Prevention Curriculum: How methods of collaborative evaluation enhanced a randomized control trial to inform program improvement. Evaluation and Program Planning, Vol 35(4), pp. 529-534.
  • Milroy, J.J., Wyrick, D.L., Bibeau, D.L., Strack, R.W., Davis, P.G. (2012). A University System-Wide Qualitative Investigation into Student Physical Activity Promotion Conducted on College Campuses. American Journal of Health Promotion, Vol 26(5), pp. 305-312.
  • Wyrick, D.L., Fearnow-Kenney, M.D., Rulison, K., Milroy, J.J., & Collins, L.M. (In Press). Applying the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) to Iteratively Engineer an Effective AOD Intervention for Student-Athletes. Translational Behavioral Medicine.
  • Seitz, C.M., Wyrick, D.L., Milroy, J.J., Fearnow-Kenney, M. (In Press). Mediators of Adolescent Substance Use Within State High School Health Education Curriculum Frameworks: 10-year Follow-up.
  • Orsini, M.M., Wyrick, D.L., & Milroy, J.J. (In Press). Collaborative Evaluation of a High School Prevention Curriculum: How Methods of Collaborative Evaluation Enhanced a Randomized Control Trial to Inform Program Improvement. Journal of Evaluation and Program Planning
  • Wyrick, D.L., Fearnow-Kenney, M., Wyrick, C.H., Orsini, M.M., Strack, R.W., & Milroy, J.J. (2010). Going the Distance: Delivery of High School Drug Prevention via Distance Education. The American Journal of Distance Education. 24(3): 151-162.
  • Fearnow-Kenney M., Wyrick D.L., Milroy J.J., Dingman D.A., Rulison K.L. (2013). Alcohol Use and Athletic/Academic Related Consequences among College Student-Athletes to be presented (poster) at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research. San Francisco, CA.
  • Orsini M.M., Wyrick D.L., Milroy J.J., Wahesh E. (2013). Promoting Achievement of Behavioral and Attitudinal Learning Outcomes with the Motivational Interviewing Technique to be presented at the annual meeting of Lilly South. Greensboro, NC.
  • Rulison K.L., Fearnow-Kenney M., Wyrick D.L., Milroy J.J., Dingman D. A. (2012). Applying MOST to Optimize myPlaybook: Results from a Screening Experiment presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research. Washington, D.C.
  • Wyrick, D.L., Fearnow-Kenney, M., Milroy, J.J., Wilfert, M. (2011 ,June). Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention for College Student-Athletes. Organized Paper Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research. Washington, DC.
  • Wyrick, Fearnow-Kenney, & Milroy. Division II Pilot Study Final Report delivered to the National Collegiate Athletic Association. March 2009.