Joel is a graduate from the Pacific University Physician Assistant Program with a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Prior to Pacific University, Joel received his Bachelors degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California.
After moving to Oregon from California, Joel began working as the head athletic trainer at Beaverton High School. In addition to his responsibilities with the high school, Joel also worked as a Certified Personal Trainer at Hawthorn Farm Athletic Club in Hillsboro, Oregon.
Joel was raised in the beautiful small town of Mount Shasta, California, and as a result has always appreciated the outdoors and staying physically active, whether that be through playing golf or training for a marathon.
Joel is excited to be a part of the Hicken Medical Clinic team.