Helen L. Scheibner


School of Public Health John R. Endwright Alumni Service Award (2005)
Indiana University Bloomington
School of Health, Physical Education & Recreation
B.A., H.S.D.


Helen Scheibner completed a bachelor's degree in education at IU and master's in public health from the University of Michigan before she began her professional career with the Indiana State Board of Health, where she spent 46 years. During that time, she also served in other professional and volunteer capacities, including roles as health and physical education representative to the Indiana State Department of Public Instruction; health education consultant to the Indiana State Board of Health; director of Local Health Services; and executive director of the Indiana Association of Public Health Physicians. She was also instrumental in the formation and incorporation of several professional organizations, including the Indiana Public Health Association. In 1972, she completed a doctorate in health and safety from Indiana University. She is the author of numerous articles and the recipient of several awards and honors.