Dr. Quaney received her degree Physical Therapy in 1989 (Univ. Kansas), Masters of Arts in Neurorehabilitation (Univ. Iowa,1993), Ph.D. in Molecular-Integrative Physiology (Univ. Iowa, 2002), NIH Post-Doctoral Fellow (Cortical Medical Imaging-Univ. Kansas) and Research Asst. Professor (Univ. Kansas) prior to joining Washburn Univ. in 2012.
Dr. Quaney scholarly interests include geriatric health and wellness issues as they relate to healthcare policy and health systems management. She has authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications in geriatric health, and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Physical Therapy and Research, Brazil (Fisioterapia e Pesquisa).
Dr. Quaney is on the Advisory Board of the Kansas Physical Therapy Association and active in the American Physical Therapy Association.
2007, Georgia Neese Gray Distinguished Women's Award, Zonta Kansas Chapter
2011, Minority and Small Businesswoman of the Year- Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce
2010, Kansas Ad Astra Community Revitalization Award
2005, KU School of Medicine Annual Report, 'Excellent Education' category
2004, National Institutes of Health, Directors Pioneer Award Nominee
2002-2004, National Institutes of Health, Post-Doctoral Fellow
2000, Doctoral Scholar, Foundational for Physical Therapy
2000, 2001, Graduate Research Award, Women in Science and Engineering
2001, Graduate Student Research Award, University of Iowa
1994, Physical Therapy Fellowship Award, Northern Arizona University