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Paul G. Nagy Ph.D.

Academic Title: Adjunct Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
Location: UMMC, S2A19D
Phone: (410) 328-6301

Personal History:

Paul Nagy, PhD is an associate professor of radiology and the director of quality and informatics research at the University of Maryland. He is a diagnostic medical physicist whose expertise is in PACS and utilizing information technology (IT) to improve the quality of radiology.

His research includes dashboarding and business intelligence, interoperability, communications, quality control, clinical workflow, and advanced information systems management.

Dr. Nagy co-leads a Lean Six Sigma initiative at the University of Maryland Medical System and has mentored over 30 green belt improvement projects in healthcare. Dr. Nagy has published 27 peer review, and over 50 non peer review articles in the past 5 years.

He is a speaker on Quality at the ACR National Meeting, RSNA, AAPM, and SIIM. He has been an invited speaker on PACS and IHE at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), and at the Hospital Information Medical Society (HIMSS).

Research Interests:

  • Imaging Informatics
  • Quality Research


Nagy P. The Future of PACS Med Phys 2007 Volume 34, Issue 7; 2676-2682

Mezrich R, Nagy P. The Academic RVU: A System for Measuring Academic Productivity J Am Coll Radiol 2007 Vol 4 Issue 7; 471-478

Nagy P, Kahn C, Boonn W, Siddiqui K, Meenan C, Knight N, Safdar N. Building Virtual Communities of Practice in Medical Imaging Journal of the American College of Radiology 2006 3 (9):716-720

Nagy P, Daly M, Warnock M, Ehlers K, Rehm J. PACSPULSE: A Web-based DICOM Network Traffic Monitor and Analysis Tool RadioGraphics 2003 23: 795-801.

Meenan C, Daly B, Toland C, Nagy P. Use of a Thin-Section Archive and Enterprise 3D Software for Long-Term Storage of Thin-Slice CT Datasets Journal of Digital Imaging 2006 Volume 19, Supplement 1; 84-88

Toland C, Meenan C, Toland M, Safdar N, Vandermeer P, Nagy P. A Suggested Classification Guide for PACS Client Applications: The Five Degrees of Thickness Journal of Digital Imaging 2006 Volume 19, Supplement 1; 78-83

Erickson B, Langer S, Nagy P. The Role of Open-Source Software in Innovation and Standardization in Radiology J Am Coll Radiol 2005 2(11):927-931

Nagy P, Bowers G, Reiner B, Siegel E. Defining the PACS Profession: An Initial Survey of Skills, Training, and Capabilities for PACS Administrators J Digit Imaging 2005 18(4):252-259