Robert L. Joyner, Jr., Ph.D., RRT, FAARC
Professor of Health Sciences
Associate Dean, Henson School of Science & Technology
Director - Respiratory Therapy Program
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
Mechanical ventilation and Mechanical
Ventilator Performance, Physiology of Critical
Illness, Oxygen Transport and
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,
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;
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.
(Accessed June 6, 2009)
Licensure & Certifications
Respiratory Care Practitioner License (Maryland
· American Heart
Association (AHA) CPR Instructor
· AHA Advanced
Cardiac Life Support Instructor
· AHA Pediatric
Advanced Life Support Instructor
Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation
· Society for
Critical Care Medicine Fundamental Critical Care Support