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Nancy Knight Ph.D.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Radiation Oncology
Location: UMMC Gudelsky, GGK16
Phone: 410-706-8735

Personal History:

Dr. Knight received her doctorate from Duke University (Durham, NC). For more than 15 years she was the director of the Center for the American History of Radiology, before joining the University of Maryland as a faculty specialist in academic publications and research development. She has edited and/or authored numerous scientific and technical volumes on radiation oncology, radiology, imaging informatics, and nuclear medicine topics. She was one of the founders of the Maryland Imaging Research Technologies Laboratory at UMSOM and was the co-founder of the Imaging Ethics Roundtable. She served as national PI for the National Cancer Institute Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid Imaging Knowledge Center and has coordinated research collaborations at UMB with UMS partners, other academic centers, and industry.

Research Interests:

Radiation therapy, radioimmunotherapy, proton therapy, Imaging informatics, contemporary medical ethics, forensic imaging, nuclear medicine, history of medicine and science.


Safdar N, Shet N, Bulas D, Knight N. Handoffs between radiologists and patients: threat or opportunity? J Am Coll Radiol. 2011;8:853-857.

Zemariame N, Knight N, Siegel EL. Redesigning the nuclear medicine reading room. Semin Nucl Med. 2011;41:463-471.

Reiner BI, Knight N, Siegel EL. Radiology reporting, past, present, and future: the radiologist's perspective. J Am Coll Radiol. 2007;4:313-319.

Siddiqui KM, S Chia, N Knight, EL Siegel. Design and ergonomic considerations for the filmless environment. J Am Coll Radiol. 2006;3:456-467.

Nagy P, Kahn CE, Boonn W, Siddiqui K, Meenan C, Knight N, Safdar N. Building virtual communities of practice. J Am Coll Radiol. 2006;3:716-720.

Reiner B, Knight N, Siegel E. Radiology reporting: returning to our image-centric roots. Am J Roentgenol 2006; 187:1151-1155.