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Upcoming HLO closures due to state holidays

​​Mark your calendar and note that the Health Licensing Office (and all State of Oregon agencies) will be closed on the following days:

  • Thursday and Friday, November 22-23, 2018, for Thanksgiving
  • Tuesday, December 25, 2018, for Christmas
  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019, for New Year's Day
  • Monday, January 21, 2019, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Practitioner information

The following regulated profession is overseen by the Board of Athletic Trainers. Learn more about applying for a license, associated fees, laws, rules and more by following the link below:

About the board

The Board of Athletic Trainers oversees the practice of athletic trainers in the State of Oregon. Athletic trainers prevent, recognize and evaluate athletic injuries and provide immediate care, rehabilitation and reconditioning services to athletes. They work in cooperation with physicians and other allied health personnel and serve as members of the athletic health care team at secondary schools, colleges and universities, sports medicine clinics, professional sports programs and other athletic health care settings.

The Board of Athletic Trainers consists of five members appointed by the governor:

  • three athletic trainers who have practiced continuously in this state for three years prior to the date of appointment
  • one physician
  • one public member who is not an athletic trainer

Terms in office are four years, with an appointee eligible to serve a maximum of two consecutive terms or until a successor is appointed.

Board members

Dale Isaak

Term: 1st Full
Term end: 4/20/2021
Wilsonville


A 1990 graduate of Willamette University, Isaak also holds a master of science degree in physical education/athletic training from Indiana State University (1991), and a master of education in physical education from the University of Minnesota (1995). Isaak has been an Athletic Trainer and Assistant Professor at George Fox University since 1995, and is currently Director of Sports-medicine at the school. He served as the head athletic trainer for Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, Minnesota and athletic trainer for the Institute for Athletic Medicine in Minneapolis, before coming to George Fox.

Isaak and his wife, Marin, live in Wilsonville with their daughters Lauren and Halle.

Heather Halseth

Term: 1st Full
Term end: 2/28/2022
Springfield


Heather Halseth is an Athletic Trainer at the University of Oregon working in intercollegiate athletics for the past 12 years. She has been a certified athletic trainer since 2001. She began her athletic training career in Idaho at Boise State University, then moved to Oregon where she has been registered since 2005.
 
Heather has worked a variety of sports throughout her time at the University of Oregon as well as coordinator of sports medicine teams and event coverage for special events such as the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and the USATF Olympic Trials. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education Teacher Education in 2000, from California State University, Chico. She continued on to receive her Masters of Science in Exercise and Sport Science from Boise State University in 2003.
 
“I am excited to serve on the Board of Athletic Training, I look forward to the opportunity to serve the profession that I am so passionate about”.
Gregor Hill

Gregor Hill

Term: 2nd Full
Term end: 12/31/2018
McMinnville


Greg Hill is an Assistant Professor in the Health, Human Performance and Athletics Department at Linfield College in McMinnville. He has been a certified athletic trainer since 1998 and registed in Oregon since 2000. Hill has also been Clinical Coordinator/Clinical Instructor Educator at Linfield since 2001. He has worked as an athletic trainer at numerous summer camps, tournaments and championship events, including the 2008 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon in Eugene and the 2008 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Baseball National Championship Tournament at the University of Wisconsion Osh-Kosh in Appleton, WI. He earned a Master's of Science in Exercise and Sports Science with an emphasis in Sports Medicine from Oregon State University in 2007 and a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Athletic Training from Linfield College in 1997. "I feel it is my duty to the community and to the profession to serve on the Board of Athletic Trainers," Hill said. "It's an honor, privilege and opportunity to serve a profession that is very important to me."

Christian Stowell

Term: 1st Partial
Term end: 3/31/2020
Pleasant Hill


​I am a Family Physician who has worked at the University of Oregon Student Health Center, since 2015. Previous to this I provided inpatient and outpatient care in two rural communities in Oregon for 17 years. The focus of my practice has increasingly been in Sports Medicine, and I currently co-staff the Musculoskeletal Clinic at the Health Center. I enjoy collaborating with Graduate Student Athletic Trainers at the University of Oregon in their educational experience and in coverage of Club Sports athletes. I also assist with coverage at UO Athletic team competitions and NCAA tournaments/competitions locally and work with the Athletic Physicians and Trainers.
 
I completed my Bachelor of Science at the University of Oregon in 1991 and completed my medical school training at Oregon Health Sciences University in 1995. My family medicine training was through the University of Washington’s Family Practice Residency of Idaho in Boise, 1998.
  
Outside of work, you will usually find me with my wife Michele trying to keep up with our four sons; Chase, Callan, Henry, and Isaac, in the community of Pleasant Hill.
 
I am excited to serve on the Board of Athletic Trainers, a profession that is vital to the health and safety of athletes across the state and nation.

The Board of Athletic Trainers currently has an opening for a Public Member. To apply, fill out the Application form.

Board recruitment

Are you interested in serving as a volunteer citizen board member? HLO-regulated boards seek new members as current board member terms expire.

Overview of HLO-regulated professions and boards
Current board vacancies and information on how to apply

Questions?

For policy questions, contact Policy Analyst Anne Thompson at 503-373-1904 or anne.p.thompson@state.or.us.

For licensing qualification questions, contact Qualifications Specialist Cristina Wardwell at 503-373-1740 or cristina.r.wardwell@state.or.us.

For board recruitment questions, contact Paige Sims at 503-373-1915 or paige.s.sims@state.or.us.

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