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Jeffrey John Milroy

Dr. Milroy earned a B.S. in Community Health Education from the State University of New York at Potsdam (2002), his Masters of Public Health from UNC Greensboro (2006), and his Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) from UNC Greensboro (2010). Dr. Milroy is interested in the health and well being of adolescents and young adults. His research foci include alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention among athletes, physical activity promotion among college student populations, and innovative program planning and implementation. Presently, Dr. Milroy is the Associate Director of the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness and Teaching Faculty in the Department of Public Health Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Over the past several years Jeff has directed the implementation of myPlaybook (an evidence-based AOD prevention program for student-athletes) across more than 150 NCAA member institutions nationwide, managed the collection of alcohol and other drug use data from over 15,000 student-athletes , is a regular contributor to Drug Free Sports’ Webinar series, and has multiple peer reviewed publications. He is currently a member of the Society for Prevention Research, the American College Health Association, the Society for Public Health Education, the American Public Health Association, and the American Evaluation Association. Dr. Milroy continues to provide consulting services to the NCAA, and the National Center for Drug Free Sport.

There are 7 included publications by Jeffrey John Milroy :

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Behavior, Theory and Practice: Promoting Physical Activity among American College Students 2010 2494 Engaging in physical activity is a critical part of an individual's life and can be the precursor for well-being and a method of disease avoidance. Yet, many American college students fail to engage in adequate amounts of physical activity during the...
Collaborative evaluation of a high school prevention curriculum: How methods of collaborative evaluation enhanced a randomized control trial to inform program improvement. 2012 50 Blending high-quality and rigorous research with pure evaluation practice can often be best accomplished through thoughtful collaboration. The evaluation of a high school drug prevention program (All Stars Senior) is an example of how perceived compe...
Coverage of adolescent substance use prevention in state frameworks for health education. 2013 80 BACKGROUND: The use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD) by adolescents is a national health issue. One way in which the United States approaches the prevention of substance use among adolescents is by teaching high school students about ATOD ...
Going the distance: Delivery of high school drug prevention via distance education. 2010 52 The purpose of this project was to develop a technology that can be used in schools where there are insufficient resources to implement a quality drug prevention program. The specific technology—distance education via teleconferencing—allows a highly...
Hazardous drinking by first-year college-athletes: The differential roles of drinking motives, alcohol consequences, and season status 2013 295 College student-athletes and first-year students are two undergraduate populations at risk for heavy-episodic drinking and alcohol-related negative consequences. In this study, 63 (56% female, 62% Caucasian) first-year student-athletes completed a pr...
The reliability and construct validity of American college students’ responses to the WHOQOL-BREF. 2011 63 The World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL-100) instrument was developed to assess quality of life from a multi-dimensional perspective. A shorter 26-item version of the instrument was created called the WHOQOL-BREF, which is the focus of ...
YouTube: An international medium for sharing videos about hookah smoking. 2011 126 The hookah pipe is an ancient tool for smoking tobacco and is a growing public health concern at the global level. YouTube is a website that allows its members to post videos for people to watch and to share comments about the videos in an online for...