Honoree

Barbara Siwy

AWARDS

Leanne Grotke Award (2010)
B.S., 1975; M.D., 1980

BIOGRAPHY

Siwy competed in softball and bowling while at IU, where she received a bachelor's degree in biological sciences in 1975 and a medical degree in 1980. While at IU, her doubles bowling team topped all other Big Ten teams for two consecutive seasons.

After earning her medical degree, Siwy stayed at the IU School of Medicine to complete her residency in plastic surgery. She was the first woman to become a board-certified plastic surgeon in the state of Indiana. In 1992, after a seven-year tenure on the faculty of the IU School of Medicine, she started her private practice, Siwy Plastic Surgery, which is located in Carmel, Ind. A member of the IU Varsity Club's national board of directors, Siwy lives in Indianapolis.