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Helen Jeanette Pinkerton

Helen Jeanette Pinkerton, American health care executive. Recipient Neighbors For Life award, 1995-1996, Steven A. Ulin award, 1996-1997.


  • Pinkerton, Helen Jeanette was born on March 17, 1956 in Chattanooga. Daughter of Jesse Robert and Irene Louise (Boyd) Pinkerton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1979. Master in Public Health, University Tennessee, 1980.


    • Director Hypertension, Diabetes Program Alton Park Health Center, Chattanooga, since 1981. Board directors Bethlehem Community Center, Hospice Chattanooga. Secretary, 1998—1999.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Director choirs, finance officer First Baptist Church, Hixson. Vice president Community Services Club, since 1986. President, 1998—1999.

    Member Chattanooga Hunger Coalition. Secretary Bethlehem Community Center, 1998—1999. President Hospice Chattanooga, since 1999.

    Member of National Association of Female Executives, Alton Park Chamber of Commerce (council member 1982-1986), Neighbors for Life (chairperson, American Cancer Society), American Cancer Society (board directors), Hypertension Coalition (chairman 1984-1990), American Diabetes Association (secretary-treasurer, vice president 1998-1999), Tennessee Public Health Association, Southern Health Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha.



    Walking, reading, singing, jogging.


    • father: Jesse Robert Pinkerton
    • mother: Irene Louise (Boyd) Pinkerton
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    Born March 17, 1956
    (age 61)