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Marian A. Minor

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 & 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, Missouri Physical Therapy Association
  • 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



Publications and information regarding scholarly activity and service may be viewed in Dr. Marian Minor’s Curriculum Vitae.