Barbara Lou Garringer, American nurse. Registered Nurse Indiana. Purdue Frederick fellow, 1983; recipient Outstanding Nursing award Ball State University Nursing Alumni Association, 1983, Sagamore of Walbash award Governor of Indiana, 2003. Member Association Operating Room Nurses (certified 1980-2005), Sigma Theta Tau.
- Charge nurse orthopedics Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Indiana, 1959, head nurse orthopedics, 1961-1963. Staff nurse Central Indiana Orthopedics, 1963—2006. Leader workshops in field.