Dr. Attila Hertelendy, PhD
Attila Hertelendy, PhD has over 25 years leadership experience in disaster medicine. Prior to academe, he has worked as a hospital executive in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Canada and the USA.
Dr. Hertelendy is an Associate Professor in the College of Business, and has a secondary appointment in the Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University in Miami. Dr. Hertelendy teaches leadership, organizational behavior and management of healthcare. Dr. Hertelendy's research interests explore the health implications of climate change, and the role leaders play in determining organizational effectiveness and resiliency during disasters and crisis events. Dr. Hertelendy is the author of over 60 published articles, numerous book chapters, and is the Guest Editor for the Journal of Emergency Management, Co-Editor in Chief for the International Journal of Emergency Services, Associate Editor for Disaster Medicine and Public Health and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Climate Change and Health. Dr. Hertelendy, is currently the Co-Research Director for the Disaster Medicine Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School.