In 1974, Quivers graduated from the University of Maryland with a major in nursing.Her first position was at the Maryland Shock Trauma facility of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System, describing her role as "a shock-trauma, intensive care kind of nurse, so I saw unpleasantness all the time".
Quivers was discharged a month later, though she remained a member of the U. Air Force Reserve, with no active duty, until 1990.
In March 1981, radio personality Howard Stern started his new morning program at WWDC in Washington, D. He wished for an on-air newscaster to riff with him in the studio on the news and current affairs.
Quivers currently resides in Manhattan, New York City.
From the mid-1990s until April 2007, her long-time boyfriend Tony was a man mysteriously referred to on the radio show as "Mr. On April 23, 2007, Quivers called in to the Bubba the Love Sponge Show on Howard 101, announcing their separation.
In August 2007, comedian Jim Florentine asked Quivers on the air to go on a date with him.
Due to the attention this garnered, Quivers became tight-lipped about the topic.
On July 28, 2008, Quivers announced on the radio show that she and Florentine had indeed ended their relationship.
Quivers has made attempts at many different hobbies including race car driving.
Robin claimed she would be a successful racer and even challenged radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge, an experienced driver, to a future race.
Quivers eventually competed in the 2007 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race, finishing in 14th place out of 17 racers.
To promote his book The Mirror Effect, Drew Pinsky tested many celebrities including the staff of The Howard Stern Show with a test that was included in his book.