Undergraduate Research and Creative Works

SuRF Mentors & ScholarBridge Registration

2017 Mentors:

  • Colin Carriker, PhD, ACSM, EP-C
  • Kevin Ford, PhD, FACSM
  • Alicia Emerson Kavchak, PT, DPT, OCS
  • Matthew Kuennen, PhD
  • Yum Nguyen, PhD, ATC, LAT
  • Jeff Taylor, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS

How to Connect with a Mentor:

  1. Visit
  2. Choose “Sign Up” in the top-right corner
  3. Identify yourself as a “Student”
  4. Enter your information (First and Last Name, University, Email, & Password)
  5. Be sure to use your High Point University officially issued email
  6. Search for a specific mentor’s name provided above


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Contact Us

Dr. Joanne Altman, Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works

Phone: 336-841-9613

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Athletic Training & ACL Injuries

Andrea Baellow, an athletic training major, shares her experiences performing undergraduate research on the relation of the hip to ACL injuries and their prevalence in younger females. Her experiential education at High Point University was supported by the state of the art Human Biomechanics & Physiology Lab, where she could apply what she has learned with hands-on experience.