Marian A. Minor

Marian Minor


Professor Emerita

Educational background

  • PhD in Human Performance and Aging, University of Missouri, 1989
  • MSPH in Community Health Education, University of Missouri, 1979
  • BS in PT, University of Kansas, 1965

Classes taught

  • 7570 Bridging the Clinical-Research Gap (3 Cr Hr)

Membership in professional organization(s)

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • American Physical Therapy Association

Awards and honors

  • 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award, Association of Rheumatology Health Professions/American College of Rheumatology
  • 2006 Jesse Ball Lectureship, University of Kansas Dept of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
  • 2006 MU School of Health Professions, Faculty Research Award
  • 2004 Wilma L. Gillespie Arthritis Advocacy Award, Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services
  • 2004 Office of Disability Services Appreciation Award
  • 2002 Research Service Award, American Physical Therapy Association – Missouri 
  • 2002 Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee, University of Missouri
  • 2001 Virginia P. Engalitcheff Award for Impact on the Quality of Life, National Arthritis Foundation
  • 2000 Humanitarian of the Year, Arthritis Foundation, Eastern Missouri Chapter, Central Branch
  • 2000 Scientist of the Year, Missouri Arthritis Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
  • 1997 Distinguished Lecturer, Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals/ACR
  • 1994 Governor’s Fitness and Health Leadership Award, State of Missouri
  • 1990 National Scholarship Award, Arthritis Health Professions Association
  • 1989 National Service Citation, Arthritis Foundation 1985 Humanitarian Award, Midland Empire Arthritis Ctr., St. Joseph, MO