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Paul Nagy, PhD

Research Interests

Research Interests

Paul Nagy, PhD, FSIIM is an associate professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Radiology with joint appointments in Medicine and the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Engineering. He received his BS from Carnegie Mellon University, and his PhD in BioPhysics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. His research focus is developing biomarkers from medical imaging to enable real world reproducible evidence for observational research.

He is the director of education for the graduate training programs in the Biomedical Informatics and Data Science section of the Department of Medicine. He leads the Observational Health and Data Science Informatics (OHDSI) efforts at Johns Hopkins as part of the Precision Medicine initiative.

Dr. Nagy serves as the deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Technology Innovation Center (TIC) with the goal of partnering with clinical inventors to create novel patient centric IT solutions. This team of 50 designers, developers, and data scientists work with inventors to build, deploy, and evaluate digital health solutions within the Johns Hopkins Medical System.

Dr. Nagy is a past chair of the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine and the American Board of Imaging Informatics as well as the past president of the College of SIIM Fellows. He received his PhD in Medical Physics from the Medical College of Wisconsin and is the author of over 130 papers in the fields of informatics and implementation science.

Titles & Affiliations


  • Deputy Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine Technology Innovation Center
  • Associate Professor, Radiology and Radiological Science
  • Director of Education, Biomedical Informatics and Data Science training program


  • BS, Carnegie Mellon University, 1991
  • PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin¬†– Milwaukee, 2000

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