Robert Kieserman, program coordinator of health administration, published “Creating the library experience” in The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances. Additionally, he served as the founding executive director of the Library Communications Conference where he presented “Establishing a Library...
Prior to his retirement in May 2017, Bob Kieserman was Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Administration, and served as Program Director of the Healthcare Administration Program from 1996 to December 2015. Kieserman was also the founder and faculty advisor of the Arcadia University Student Business Consulting Group, a community outreach program involving junior and senior level business administration students who assisted new and existing businesses in their development. The group worked with small business owners and non-profit organizations throughout the Philadelphia region. Throughout his career, Bob involved his students in numerous special projects, and upon his retirement, continued his newest project The Power of the Patient Project, a national initiative with a mission to make patients more proactive and informed through an agenda of education and information (www.thepowerofthepatient.org).
Kieserman taught undergraduate courses in healthcare administration. He also taught special topics courses in hospitality management, electronic media management, arts management, entrepreneurship, and association management. As a degreed librarian, he also assisted students in the School of Global Business as a business research specialist. The author of four books on medical practice management and more than 200 articles on a wide range of business issues, his research and writing has focused on the areas of employee relations and staff development, the laws of independent contracting, marketing and promotion of the business organization, and conflict resolution in the workplace.
He was the former senior columnist for the rehabilitation therapy group of journals of Merion Publications. He was also the Founding Executive Director of The Library Management Institute (LMI) and established a number of other national library associations benefiting library managers from across North America. For many years while he was teaching, Kieserman also worked with students as the director of a small media production firm that provided work opportunities to college students and recent graduates. One of his favorite projects done in collaboration with his students was Health and Wellness, the web series, that was sponsored by the School of Global Business from 2014 until his retirement, and served as the basis of The Power of the Patient Project.
Hometown Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Home Country USA
Rutgers University of New Jersey
Masters of Library and Information Science, Major in Library Administration and Management
Masters of Business Administration, Major in Accounting and Healthcare Administration
Bachelor of Science, Major in Communications
2002: Inducted into ΣΒΔ, Sigma Beta Delta, for teaching excellence