Ryan Nagy, MD

Interim President and Chief Medical Officer 

As interim president and chief medical officer of the adult academic health center (AHC), Ryan Nagy, MD, is responsible for determining the strategic vision and priorities for IU Health Methodist and University hospitals. He also provides overall direction for the medical staff and physician leadership, regulatory compliance, patient quality and safety, and risk management at the AHC adult hospitals.

In his role as anesthesiologist for IU Health Physicians, Nagy has participated in numerous IU Health initiatives, including leadership of the finance subcommittee of the AHC of the Future steering committee. Previously, he was chief of anesthesiology at IU Health.

Nagy is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Indiana University. 

Parveen Chand, MHA, FACHE

Chief Operating Officer 

Parveen Chand, MHA, FACHE, joined IU Health as chief operating officer for IU Health Methodist and University hospitals in August 2016.

An experienced hospital administrator, Chand comes to IU Health from Eskenazi Health, where he served as COO for three years. Prior to that he was COO at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, a 334-bed teaching hospital for Creighton University, and at St. Mary’s Hospital in Streator, Illinois. He also served as an assistant administrator at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, St. Peters, Missouri.

He earned a degree in biology at St. Louis University and completed graduate studies in health administration at Washington University School of Medicine, also in St. Louis.

Linda K. Chase, PhD, MA, RN, NEA-BC

Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer

Linda K. Chase, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, joined IU Health in 2010 to lead Nursing and Patient Care Services at IU Health Methodist Hospital. As vice president and chief nursing officer, she oversees nearly 1,800 nurses at one of the state's biggest and busiest hospitals.

Chase previously was chief nurse at the Ohio State Medical Center’s University Hospital and Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital in Columbus. She began and developed most of her career at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

An active speaker and author, Chase is widely published on nursing management and patient care topics. She serves as a Magnet Recognition Program appraiser for the American Nurses Credentialing Center