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Helen Ann Eckert

Helen Ann Eckert, American hospital executive. Registered Nurse, Indiana.


Eckert, Helen Ann was born on August 20, 1940 in Huntington, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Francis Anthony and Helen Elizabeth (Hartman) Fink.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Marquette University, 1964. Master of Science in Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1984. Master of Public Administration, Indiana University, Fort Wayne, 1988.


Staff nurse, Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne, 1964;instructor pediatric nursing, Parkview HSch. Nursing, Fort Wayne, 1964-1965;staff nurse, then director obstetrics, Huntington (Indiana) Memorial Hospital, 1974-1979;vice-president, director nursing, Huntington (Indiana) Memorial Hospital, 1979-1988;senior vice president, Huntington (Indiana) Memorial Hospital, since 1988.


Board of directors Pathfinder, Inc., Huntington, 1983-1989. Chairman, Board Of Directors Pathfinder Foundation, since 1992, secretary, since 1993. Board directors Huntington County Leadership, 1993-1995.

Member American Organisation Nurse Executives, Indiana Organisation Nurse Executives (president of the board dirs.1986), N.E. Indiana Organisation Nurse Executives (president 1988-1989, 96), American Hospital Association (member of advisory board Center for Nursing), Rotary (treasurer 1994-1996), SigmaTheta Tau, Pi Alpha Sigma, Kappa Kappa Kappa (president 1971, treasurer 1991).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.


Married Patrick E. Eckert, January 30, 1965 (divorced 1978). Children: Patricia, Michelle, Chris, Michael, Laura.