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Jun 21

New Team Member...

We are proud to announce a new team member, but one with a familiar face. Brittany Chesney, part of the myPlaybook team as a graduate student, has now joined Prevention Strategies as a full time...

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Jan 31

Publication looks at coaches role in...

A coach’s role should include fostering a team culture that supports athlete’s mental health, encouraging care-seeking and supporting athletes currently receiving mental healthcare. That conclusion is supporting in the paper “Determining the role of sport...

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Oct 02

Research Team Awarded SBIR Phase I...

Prevention Strategies was recently awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant from the NINR (National Institute of Nursing Research) for the proposal “APC: A Collaborative Approach to Reduce Time Between Concussion Symptom...

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May 23

David Wyrick Joins Hilinski’s Hope as...

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...

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Jan 03

Dr. Stephen Hebard joins Prevention Strategies...

Prevention Strategies recently welcomed Dr. Stephen Hebard as our new Research Associate. Below is a short interview with our newest team member. What is your academic background? I earned my master’s degree in Clinical Mental...

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Dec 14

IPAHW Assistant Director Featured in Alumni...

Dr. Jeff Milroy, Assistant Director of The Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness, was recently featured in the SUNY Postdam Alumni Profile. “Alumnus Dr. Jeffrey Milroy ’02 has built his career around promoting physical...

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Sep 19

Prevention Strategies Receives Small Business Inno...

Prevention Strategies was recently awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for the proposal “An Integrative Approach to Control Group Creation for Prevention Research.”...

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Apr 30

Prevention Strategies President Receives Research ...

Each year, UNC Greensboro’s Health and Human Sciences Research Excellence Awards recognize HHS faculty members for their outstanding research contributions. This year, David Wyrick PhD, President of Prevention Strategies and Director of the Institute to...

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Jan 18

David Wyrick Speaks at NCAA Convention...

Prevention Strategies President, and Director of the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness, David Wyrick was a presenter at the 2018 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis. Dr. Wyrick was a contributor to the presentations: Supporting...

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Dec 01

IPAHW Named to Baltimore Student Athlete...

The Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness (IPAHW) was recently named as a member of the Baltimore Student Athlete Coalition. The Coalition’s purpose is to enhance equity, education, and character growth to empower lives...