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The D'Youville Center for Research on Physical Activity, Sport & Health (CRPASH) is at the forefront in creation of new knowledge, policy, and community impacts with regard to physical activity, sport, and health.

Its commitment to research aims to impact people's lives. The research and evaluation produced by CRPASH raises D'Youville's prominence and furthers its legacy of innovation and commitment to community. CRPASH encourages faculty and student excellence through interdisciplinary research and student engagement:

  • D'Youville students work with CRPASH-affiliated faculty as interns or through independent study projects.
  • CRPASH grants have supported the dissertation research of D'Youville faculty and doctoral students
  • CRPASH funds support professional development opportunities for D'Youville faculty as well as  community partners in the Buffalo, NY region.

Show Your Support

The cutting-edge research and program evaluation work conducted by CRPASH is made possible through generous donor support and research grants. We continuously seek research grants and community-based partnerships in order to design and deliver evidence-based research and program evaluation skills to community organizations, nonprofits, and area school districts. The generosity of donors like Deborah Slaner Larkin and the MARGARET Fund makes the important work of CRPASH possible. We work WITH not FOR our clients, partners, and donors.

Please consider making a philanthropic commitment to CRPASH. To learn more contact Renee Cadzow, PhD at 716-829-8287.