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