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Albert J Heuer, PHD

Department : Interdisciplinary Studies
Program/Division : Health Care Management
Academic Title: Professor

Office Address:
65 Bergen Street 
Stanley S. Bergen Building, Room 322
Newark, NJ 07107
Phone: (973) 972-2418


Degree Degree Source Year Awarded
MBA Fairleigh Dickinson University 1986
Ctf UMDNJ - SHRP 1994
PHD Seton Hall University 2003
Title Authors Where and When
Egan's Fundamentals of respiratory Care, 11th Ed., St. Louis, MO: Elsevier-Mosby, 2017 (Textbook) Kacmarek, R; Stoller, J; Heuer, AJ Textbook 2017
Examining the Phenomenon of the Administrative Burden in Health Care, Allied Health, and Respiratory Care Heuer, AJ; Parrott, JS; Percival, D & Kacmarek, RM Journal of Allied Health. Vol. 45: 152-156 (2016 Summer )
Inspiratory muscle strength relative to disease severity in adults with stable cystic fibrosis Dekerlegand, R; Hadjiliadis, D; Swisher, AK; Parrott, JS; Heuer, AJ & Myslinski, MJ Journal of Cystic Fibrosis Vol 44,87-94, (2015)
Wilkins, RL, Dexter, JR and Heuer, AJ, Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care, 7th Ed., St. Louis, MO: Elsevier-Mosby, 2013 (Textbook) Heuer, AJ; Scanlan, CL (2013 )
Electronic Screening of patients for prodisposition to Clostridium difficile infection in a community hospital Cooper, PB; Heuer, AJ; Warren CA American Journal of Infection Control. Vol. 41(3): 232-5 (2013)
Egan's Fundamentals of respiratory Care, 10th Ed., St. Louis, MO: Elsevier-Mosby, 2012 (Textbook) Kacmarek, R; Stoller, J; Heuer, AJ (2012 )
Introducing Medical Students to the Interdisciplinary Health Care Team: Piloting a Case-based Approach Heuer, AJ, et al Journal of Allied Health. Vol. 39: 76-80 (2010 Summer )
Scanlan, CL, Heuer, AJ and Sinopoli, L, Certified Respiratory Therapist Exam Review Guide: The Ultimate Review Guide for the CRT Exam, 1st Ed., Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 2010. (Textbook). Scanlan, Heuer & Sinopoli (2010 )
Wilkins, RL, Dexter, JR and Heuer, AJ, Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care, 6th Ed., St. Louis, MO: Elsevier-Mosby, 2009 (Textbook). Wilkins, Dexter & Heuer (2009 )
Current Trends in Healthcare Quality Heuer, AJ Journal for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine. Vol. : (2006 Spring )
Hospital Accreditation and Patient Satisfaction: Testing the Relationship Heuer, AJ Journal for Healthcare Quality. Vol. 26: 46-51 (2004)
Artificial Intelligence and Biomedical Informatics in Respiratory Care Heuer, AJ Advance for Respiratory Care Practitioners. Vol. 15: 17-19 (2002 September )
Award Year
Fellow - American Association of Respiratory Care-Inductee 2016
Rutgers--Master Educator Guild -- Inductee 2012
SHRP Excellence in Teaching Award 2008
State of New Jersey Puritan Bennett Outstanding Student Award 1995
Academic Excellence Award-UMDNJ Respiratory Care Program 1994
Research Interests
Health care quality management and the relationship amongst various indicators on institutional healthcare quality.
Respiratory Therapy
Research Grants
Title Sponsor Effective Dates Role
Developement of a Computer-based Computer Simulator. Academic Information Technology Advisory Committee 2006 - Ongoing Principal Investigator
Asthma Education Program for Inner-City Children in New Jersey Schering Plough Pharm 2005 - Ongoing Prinicipal Investigator
Title Details
Albert J. Heuer, PhD, MBA, RRT, RPFT, FAARC  Feb 2017 Albert J. Heuer, PhD, MBA, RRT joined the Rutgers-SHP (formerly UMDNJ) faculty in 1996 and is currently an Professor within the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies and Respiratory Care Program. He designs and teaches courses related to health care management and respiratory care. Dr. Heuer was inducted into the Rutgers Master Educator Guild in 2012 and is the recipient of the 2008 SHP Excellence in Teaching Award. After a career in finance and administration, Dr. Heuer entered the field of respiratory care in 1993. He continues to work in a variety of clinical settings; most notably in acute care. He earned a BA degree from Montclair State University in 1980, an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1986 and a PhD in Graduate Medical Education in 2002 from Seton Hall University, with a concentration in institutional healthcare quality.. Dr. Heuer has recently authored one textbook and co-edited two other textbooks, authored numerous articles and book chapters, and has conducted an array of invited presentations relating to respiratory therapy and health care administration. Dr. Heuer has also served on the Newark Campus IRB from 2000-2012, as well as chairing and serving on multiple standing and ad-hoc committees at SHP and Rutgers.

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