Heather DaleStaff

Director of Health Service in Health Service

Heather Dale is a Physician Assistant and the Director of Health Service.  The Health Service is fortunate to be staffed with exceptional professionals whose expertise, compassion, and excitement for students overflows into their daily work on campus. Heather began her tenure at Gustavus in January of 2008 after spending four years in Idaho practicing at an Urgent Care and a Women's Health Clinic. Heather loves the opportunities the college setting provides to educate and care for students in a very personalized manner.

Heather and her husband Jordan have two boys and a girl.  In the fall of 2022 they spent a Semester at Sea where they were able to explore the world while being part of a floating campus.  Summer highlights include returning to the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho to visit friends and enjoy the great outdoors. They enjoy backpacking, camping, river rafting, hiking and biking.


B.S. in Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Master of Physician Assistant, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Areas of Expertise

Family Medicine and Women's Health