Health Sciences
Holloway Hall

Robert L. Joyner, Jr., Ph.D., RRT, FAARC

rljoyner@salisbury.edu

Professor of Health Sciences
Associate Dean, Henson School of Science & Technology Director - Respiratory Therapy Program

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Biographical Sketch

Dr. Joyner received his B.S. in Respiratory Therapy from Salisbury University in 1991 and his Ph.D. from Dartmouth College in cardiovascular physiology  in 1998. Dr. Joyner joined  the Respiratory Program  faculty in 1998 as an assistant professor and accepted the position of Program Director in the Fall of 2003. Dr. Joyner was promoted to professor in the Fall 2011 as well as being appointed as Associated Dean of the Henson School in the fall of the same year.

Interests

Mechanical ventilation and Mechanical Ventilator Performance, Physiology of Critical Illness, Oxygen Transport and Metabolism.

Selected Publications

Joyner RL & Schneider SR. Breath-type delivery and time to recovery in the assessment of patient-ventilator synchrony during non-invasive ventilation: A Lung-Model Ventilator Comparison. (Submitted to Intensive Care Medicine – June 2011)
 
Vines D, Branson R, Gentile M, Joyner R, Todd SR, Younes M. Panel Discussion: Proportional Assist Ventilation in the ICU. http://www.essential-practices.org/EP_1.pdf Published in print and online in December 2010 - (Accessed February 15, 2011).
 
Insley, C. Joyner, RL. Schneider, SR. Physician’s Perspectives of Professional Credential and Academic Degree on Practice Competency for the Respiratory Care Practitioner and Nurse. Respiratory Care 2010; 55(11):1557.
 
Joyner RL, Schneider, SR. Breath Type Delivery during a Lung Model-Ventilator Interaction of Noninvasive Ventilation in the Presence of a Leak: Comparing the Respironics BiPAP Vision, Respironics V60, and the Hamilton C2. Respiratory Care 2010; 55(11):1568.
 
Joyner RL, Schneider, SR. Time to Recovery of Baseline Breath Delivery during a Lung Model-Ventilator Interaction of Non-Invasive Ventilation in the Presence of a Leak: Comparing the Respironics BiPAP Vision, Respironics V60, and the Hamilton C2. Respiratory Care 2010; 55(11):1568.
 
Joyner, R. L. & Schneider. S. R. (June 2009: Vol 6, Number 10). Heated, Humidified High-Flow Nasal Cannula as an Alternative to Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for Providing Supplemental Oxygen to Premature Neonates. eLiterature Review (eNeonatal Review). With associated podcast. http://www.hopkinscme.edu/ofp/eNeonatalReview/Newsletters/2009/0609.pdf. (Accessed June 6, 2009)

Licensure & Certifications
 
Respiratory Care Practitioner License (Maryland - #00945)
 
Current Certifications:
         American Heart Association (AHA) CPR Instructor
         AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor
         AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor
         American Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Instructor
         Society for Critical Care Medicine Fundamental Critical Care Support Instructor