Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Attila Hertelendy

Attila Hertelendy

PayCargo Fellow

Associate Teaching Professor
Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, RB 250
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-2830


  • Doctor in Clinical Health Sciences
    University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences
    University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Policy
  • Healthcare
  • Leadership

Courses Taught

  • Financing & Reimbursement of Health Systems
  • Health Policy and Economics
  • International Business
  • Introduction to Management
  • Leadership Development Seminar I
  • Leadership Development Seminar II
  • Leadership Development Seminar III
  • Management of Healthcare Finance and Reimbursement
  • Management of Healthcare Organizations in the 21st
  • Organization and Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Processes that Deliver Economic and

Refereed Journal Articles

Margus, C., Brown, N., Hertelendy, A. J., Safferman, M., Hart, A., & Ciottone, G. (2021). Social Media and the Surge: Emergency Physician Twitter Use in the COVID-19 Pandemic as a Potential Predictor of Impending Surge. Journal of Medical Internet Research. (In Press)

Tin, D., Kallenborn, Z., Hertelendy, A. J., Hart, A., & Ciottone, G. (2021). Rise of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: An Imminent Public Health Threat Mandating Counter Terrorism Medicine Preparedness For Potential Mass Casualty Attacks. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine : The Official Journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the World Association for Emergency and Disaster Medicine in Association with the Acute Care Foundation. (Accepted)

Hertelendy A. J., McNulty E., Mitchell C., Gutberg J., Lassar W. M., Durneva P., & Rapp D.


Crisis Leadership: The New Imperative for MBA Curricula.

The International Journal of Management Education

, 19(3)


Goniewicz K., Carlstrom E., Hertelendy A. J., Burkle F., Goniewicz M., Lasota D., Richmond J., & Khorram-Manesh A.


Integrated Healthcare and the Dilemma of Public Health Emergencies.


, 13(8)


Hertelendy A. J., Richmond J., & Tochkin J.


Preparing for the Next COVID-19 Wave in Canada – Managing the Crisis Facing Emergency Management Leaders in Healthcare Organizations.

BMJ Leader


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Ingram A., Hertelendy A. J., Molloy M., & Ciottone G.


State Preparedness for Crisis Standards of Care in the United States: Implications for Emergency Management.

Prehospital and disaster medicine

, 1(36)


Peleg K., Bodas M., Hertelendy A. J., & Kirsch T.


The COVID-19 Pandemic Challenge to All- Hazards Approach for Disaster Planning.

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction


Al-Thani, H., Frazier, T., Hertelendy, A. J., Asim, A., & El-Menyar, A. (2021). Surge Capacity Crisis Mitigation Plan in Trauma Based on Real Time Registry Data. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.

Richmond, J., Tochkin, J., & Hertelendy, A. J. (2021). Canadian Health Emergency Management Professionals’ Perspectives on the Prevalence and Effectiveness of Disaster Preparedness Activities in Response to COVID-19. International Journal for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Vilendrer, S., Amano, A., Brown Johnson, C. G., Favet, M., Safaeinili, N., Villasenor, J., . . . Mahoney, M. (2021). An App-Based Intervention to Support First Responders and Essential Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Needs Assessment and Mixed Methods Implementation Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23.

Goniewicz, K., Goniewicz, M., Wloszczak-Szubsda, A., Burkle, F., Hertelendy, A. J., Al-Wathinaini, A., . . . Khorram-Manesh, A. (2021). The Importance of Pre-Training Gap Analyses and the Identification of Competencies and Skills Requirements of Medical Personnel for Mass Casualty Incidents and Disaster Training. BMC Public Health, 21(1).

Hertelendy, A. J., Burkle, F. M., Greenia, E., Goniewicz, K., Ciottone, G. R., & Donahue, D. (2020). A New Core Competency For Healthcare Administrators: Discussing the Need for Emergency and Disaster Management Education in the Graduate Healthcare Administration Curriculum. Journal of Healthcare Administration Education. (Accepted)

Goniewicz, K., Khorram-Manesh, A., Hertelendy, A. J., Goniewicz, M., Naylor, K., & Burkle, F. (2020). Current Response and Management Decisions of the European Union to the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Review. Sustainability, 12(9).

Hertelendy, A. J., & Ciottone, G. (2020). Ten Minutes with Dr. Gregory Ciottone. BMJ Leader, Online(Online).

Goniewicz, K., Magiera, M., Rucinska, D., Pawlowski, W., Burkle, F., Hertelendy, A. J., & Goniewicz, M. (2020). Geographic Information System Technology: Review and Challenges for Its Establisment as a Major Asset for Disaster and Emergency Management in Poland. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.

Al-Thani, H., Frazier, T., Hertelendy, A. J., Asim, A., Ciottone, G., & El-Menyar, A. (2020). Prehospital Intervals and In-Hospital Trauma Mortality: A Retrospective Study from A Level 1 Trauma Center. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine : The Official Journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the World Association for Emergency and Disaster Medicine in Association with the Acute Care Foundation.

Shultz, J. M., Kossin, J. P., Hertelendy, A. J., Fugate, C., Sherman, R., Bakalar, J., . . . Galea, S. (2020). Synchronous Disasters: Mitigating the Twin Threats of Climate Driven Atlantic Hurricanes and COVID-19 Transmission. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.

Misztal-Oko?ska, P., Goniewicz, K., Hertelendy, A. J., Khorram-Manesh, A., Al-Wathinani, A., Alhazmi, R. A., & Goniewicz, M. (2020). How Medical Studies in Poland Prepare Future Healthcare Managers for Crises and Disasters: Results of a Pilot Study. Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland), 8.

Al-Wathinani A., Hertelendy A. J., Alhurishi S., Mobrad A., Alhazmi R., Altuwaijri M., Alanazi M., Alotaibi R., & Goniewicz K.


Increased Emergency Calls during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Saudi Arabia: A National Retrospective Study.

Healthcare (Basel, Switzerland)

, 9(null)


Hertelendy, A. J. (2020). COVID -19 Pandemic: An Analysis of What is Working, What We Have Learned Thus Far, and the Challenges That Remain Ahead. Journal of Emergency Management, 18(7).

Nguyen, A. M., Hertelendy, A. J., & Burkle, F. M. (2020). A Primer for Workflow Solutions for Primary Care Practice Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.

Parnell, A., Gonowiecz, K., Khorram-Manesh, A., Burkle, F., Al-Wathinini, A., & Hertelendy, A. J. (2020). COVID-19 a health reform catalyst?—Analyzing single-payer options in the US: Considering economic values, recent proposals, and existing models from abroad. Journal of Hospital Administration, 9(4).

Hart, A., Hertelendy, A., & Ciottone, G. R. (2020). Why Every US Hospital Needs a Disaster Medicine Physician Now. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.

Hertelendy A. J., Goniewicz K., & Khorram-Manesh A.


The COVID-19 Pandemic: How Predictive Analysis, Artificial Intelligence and GIS can be Integrated into a Clinical Command System to Improve Disaster Response and Preparedness.

American Journal of Emergency Medicine


Khorram-Manesh A., Hertelendy A. J., & Goiniewicz K.


Geographic Information System Technology: Implications for Disaster and Emergency Management in Sweden.

American Journal of Emergency Medicine


Tin D., Hertelendy A. J., & Ciottone G.


What We Learned from the 2019-2020 Australian Bushfires Disaster: Making Counter Terrorism Medicine A Strategic Priority.

The American Journal of Emergency Medicine


Goniewicz, K., Miszatal-Okonska, P., Pawlowski, W., Burkle, F. M., Czerski, R., Hertelendy, A. J., & Goniewicz, M. (2020). Evacuation from Healthcare Facilities in Poland: Legal Preparedness and Preparation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(5).

Belasen, A., Hertelendy, A. J., Belasen, A., & Oppenlander, J. (2020). COVID-19 In Context: Examining the Relationship between Provider-Patient Communication, HCAPS Composite Measures, and Hospital Ratings. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 33(1).

Hertelendy, A. J., Ciottone, G., Gutberg, J., Mitchell, C., & Burkle, F. F. (2020). Crisis Standard of Care: Navigating the Ethical and Psycological Maelstrom. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 33(1).

Williams, E., Woods, J. M., Hertelendy, A. J., & Kloepfer, K. (2020). Supervisory Influence: Subordinate Development of Crisis Leader Potential in an Extreme Context. Journal of Organizational Change Management.

Callier, S., Hertelendy, A., Butler, J., Harter, T., & Firmani, M. (2016). Going Online: Pedagogical Assessment of Distance Education Bioethics Courses for Health Sciences. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, 7(1). View Article

Colletti, T., Salisbury, H., Hertelendy, A., & Tseng, T. (2016). Relationship Between Physician Assistant Program Length and PANCE Pass Rates. Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 27(1).

Essignton, M., & Hertelendy, A. (2016). Legislating Weight Loss: Are Antiobesity Public Health Policies Making an Impact? Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 41(3).

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